The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 113 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.46% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.82% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
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£550 £476 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +41.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
Cognos
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1087 1098 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 49.57% 52.34% 53.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 616 536
Average daily rate £388 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 63 84
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.12% -4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.57 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Hampshire region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Havant - 2 - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 4 (23.53%) CICS
6 4 (23.53%) ERwin
6 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (23.53%) COBOL
6 4 (23.53%) DB2
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (17.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (17.65%) Fujitsu
7 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (23.53%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (23.53%) DB2
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (17.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
6 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (11.76%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (11.76%) Big Data
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) ERwin
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Database Theory
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
2 4 (23.53%) COBOL
3 2 (11.76%) C
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Fujitsu
5 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow