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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 47 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% 0.44% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.00% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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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 Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
139 100 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.72% 44.25% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 61 55
Average daily rate £375 £334 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +64.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.43 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £25.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft