The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 67 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.39% - 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£435 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.48 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+214.73% -41.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
385 321 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 50.07% 43.50% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 178 88
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.73 £18.70
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 Milton Keynes

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Lotus
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Blueworks
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) WFM
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) PMI
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) WFM
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware