The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 247 227 208
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Contract jobs citing Cognos 36 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.96% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 27
Median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £302 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
Cognos
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4726 4592 4386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.96% 46.13% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2459 2198
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 257 257
Median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.34 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the South East region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -7 13 £500 +43.88% 2
West Sussex -20 8 £370 -33.03%
Berkshire -6 7 £450 +5.88% 2
Hampshire +8 4 £385 -3.75% 2
East Sussex +4 3 £325 -
Kent - 3 £443 - 3
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 36 (53.73%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (46.27%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (44.78%) Oracle
4 29 (43.28%) Finance
5 19 (28.36%) SQL
6 17 (25.37%) Tableau
6 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (20.90%) SAS
7 14 (20.90%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (19.40%) ETL
9 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.91%) Cognos TM1
9 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (16.42%) Asset Management
10 11 (16.42%) Analytics
11 10 (14.93%) Business Analysis
11 10 (14.93%) SAP
11 10 (14.93%) IBM
12 9 (13.43%) Degree
12 9 (13.43%) QlikView
13 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (11.94%) SAS EBI
13 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.94%) Project Management
13 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
13 8 (11.94%) Linux
14 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (10.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 6 (8.96%) Cognos Planning

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.90%) SAS
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.97%) MS Project
1 4 (5.97%) SPSS
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (10.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (8.96%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (7.46%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (2.99%) Maximo
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (53.73%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (20.90%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (13.43%) QlikView
5 8 (11.94%) SAS EBI
5 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (8.96%) Big Data
7 6 (8.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (7.46%) Apache Hive
8 5 (7.46%) Cognos Report Studio
8 5 (7.46%) DataStage
8 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
8 5 (7.46%) Spotfire
9 4 (5.97%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (5.97%) MySQL
10 3 (4.48%) ActiveReports
10 3 (4.48%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Toad
General
1 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Cognos Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Data Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) SAS Architect
6 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Cognos Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Cognos Planning Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Data Business Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
1 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.99%) J2EE
1 2 (2.99%) JDBC
1 2 (2.99%) JSP
1 2 (2.99%) Spring
1 2 (2.99%) Struts
1 2 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.96%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.46%) Statistics
4 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) MVS
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (19.40%) ETL
3 11 (16.42%) Analytics
3 11 (16.42%) Asset Management
4 10 (14.93%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.94%) Project Management
6 6 (8.96%) Data Management
6 6 (8.96%) Release Management
6 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.46%) Change Control
7 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (7.46%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.99%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) ACCA
2 6 (8.96%) CIMA
3 3 (4.48%) ISEB
3 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.99%) SAS Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Oracle
2 17 (25.37%) Tableau
3 10 (14.93%) IBM
3 10 (14.93%) SAP
4 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.96%) Hyperion
6 5 (7.46%) Anaplan
7 4 (5.97%) ILOG
7 4 (5.97%) Teradata
8 3 (4.48%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.99%) Planview
9 2 (2.99%) Trillium
10 1 (1.49%) Epicor
10 1 (1.49%) Informatica
10 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
West Malling, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Capita plc
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago