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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank - 22 29
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.78% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.35% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £430 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -28.57%
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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
62 74 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 51.67% 57.81% 58.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 53
Average daily rate £295 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £436 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Transformer
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft