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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 69 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.23% - 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% - 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.31% -
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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
396 327 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.78% 45.35% 48.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 145 167
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £153 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £8.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £14.50 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus