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 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 109 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.21% 0.78% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 1.49% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate £488 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £305 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £440 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
990 1075 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 52.86% 52.41% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 544 435
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 65 41
Average hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
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 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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £525 -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) CICS
3 5 (45.45%) DB2
3 5 (45.45%) COBOL
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Fujitsu
4 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Billing
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 4 (36.36%) Billing
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Cognos Architect
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Wintel Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
1 2 (18.18%) JDBC
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Struts
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) COBOL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Fujitsu
4 2 (18.18%) Trillium
5 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow