The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 47 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.46% - 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+369.24% -46.23%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
197 76 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 45.08% 42.46% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 45 83
Average daily rate £475 £345 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.68% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.47 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Cognos
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft