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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 98 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Cognos 20 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.00% 0.17% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 0.36% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £400 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.48 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+214.73% -41.75%
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
1044 835 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 52.25% 48.29% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 424 318
Average daily rate £370 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 33 93
Average hourly rate £16.72 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.92% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (40.48%) SPSS
4 16 (38.10%) IBM
5 14 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (28.57%) ILOG
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
7 11 (26.19%) Analytics
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
9 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (21.43%) Linux
9 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
10 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (16.67%) Service Management
11 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.90%) ETL
11 5 (11.90%) i2
11 5 (11.90%) Finance
12 4 (9.52%) FileNet
12 4 (9.52%) Data Mart
12 4 (9.52%) MDX
12 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
12 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
12 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 4 (9.52%) Netcool
12 4 (9.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
1 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.52%) FileNet
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) SPSS
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.52%) Data Mart
4 4 (9.52%) OLAP
4 4 (9.52%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (9.52%) Cognos Query Studio
4 4 (9.52%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (9.52%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (9.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Cognos Transformer
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) QlikView
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
1 10 (23.81%) Cognos Developer
2 7 (16.67%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Server Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
3 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Cognos BI Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Cognos Support
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) MDX
1 4 (9.52%) CSS
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.76%) Informatics
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (26.19%) Analytics
3 7 (16.67%) Service Management
4 5 (11.90%) ETL
5 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (4.76%) Data Governance
7 1 (2.38%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 4 (9.52%) Netcool
1 4 (9.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) IBM
2 12 (28.57%) ILOG
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) i2
5 2 (4.76%) Business Objects