The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.02% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.90%
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
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 Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
119 148 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.61% 54.21% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 95 35
Average daily rate £343 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £11.46 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.91 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Cognos
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Maximo
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) DTS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Maximo Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Production DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Production Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft