The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
109 171 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 47.60% 49.42% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 91 93
Average daily rate £388 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £54.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cognos
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) JMX
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) BODI
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenSSO
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) JMX
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica