The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank - 21 20
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.54% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.74% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Vendors Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 54.41% 56.15% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 25
Average daily rate £320 £300 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.71 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -24.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £13.71 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.80 £18.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Guildford region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Cognos
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft