The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 72 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.91% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
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%
Cognos
South East

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

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
304 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.58% 41.75% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 131 128
Average daily rate £350 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -21 1 £350 -12.50%
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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