The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Milton Keynes 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 64 51 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £388 - £375
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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
370 248 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.05% 47.06% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 131 185
Average daily rate £375 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 32
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.58 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cognos
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Teradata
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Data Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata