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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 19 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.39% - 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
Cognos
Surrey

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
65 94 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 57.02% 46.77% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 58 54
Average daily rate £425 £293 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.29% -12.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) SAS
2 4 (80.00%) MVS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) SAS EBI
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Planview
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) SAS EBI
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage
3 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (20.00%) QualityStage
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 4 (80.00%) SAS Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) SAS Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) MVS
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Planview