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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 51 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.38% 0.62% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.26% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
225 238 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.37% 49.28% 55.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 136 148
Average daily rate £350 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 24
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 2014. 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 +6 2 £400 -8.57% 1
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Project Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling