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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 213 198 154
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Contract jobs citing Cognos 43 49 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.53% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.13% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £247 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £15.22 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+58.02% +3.84%
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
4563 4346 4101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.07% 47.18% 49.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2447 2189 2021
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 256 321
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Surrey +14 16 £348 -0.71% 3
Berkshire -7 14 £425 -15.00% 5
Hampshire -10 4 £400 -7.51% 9
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £160 -55.08% 4
West Sussex - 2 £553 - 1
Middlesex +6 1 £325 -7.14% 1
East Sussex -11 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £475 -
Sussex - 1 £200 - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (32.95%) SQL
3 24 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
4 23 (26.14%) Finance
5 21 (23.86%) Analytics
6 18 (20.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 17 (19.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 15 (17.05%) Linux
8 15 (17.05%) IBM
9 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
9 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
9 14 (15.91%) Cognos Report Studio
10 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 12 (13.64%) SAP
12 11 (12.50%) WebSphere
13 10 (11.36%) Bash Shell
13 10 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (11.36%) Data Modelling
13 10 (11.36%) Project Management
14 9 (10.23%) SPSS
14 9 (10.23%) Hyperion
14 9 (10.23%) ETL
14 9 (10.23%) Oracle
15 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (9.09%) MS Office
15 8 (9.09%) Business Objects
16 7 (7.95%) OLAP
16 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.41%) FileNet
5 2 (2.27%) CMS
5 2 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) SPSS
2 8 (9.09%) MS Office
3 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (6.82%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.14%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.14%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) LAN
1 1 (1.14%) WAN
1 1 (1.14%) SAN
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
3 18 (20.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 14 (15.91%) Cognos Report Studio
5 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (7.95%) OLAP
7 7 (7.95%) QlikView
8 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (5.68%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 5 (5.68%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (5.68%) SAP BW
9 5 (5.68%) SAP BI
9 5 (5.68%) Cognos Transformer
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Toad
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Analyst
2 20 (22.73%) Cognos Developer
3 11 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.23%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) Applications Specialist
4 9 (10.23%) WebSphere Specialist
4 9 (10.23%) Server Specialist
4 9 (10.23%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 8 (9.09%) Report Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Cognos Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Business Objects Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Data Integration
1 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) PMI
3 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.27%) NHS
4 2 (2.27%) DTV
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Economics
5 1 (1.14%) Statistics
5 1 (1.14%) Informatics
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Windows
3 3 (3.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.27%) VMS
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (23.86%) Analytics
3 10 (11.36%) Data Modelling
3 10 (11.36%) Project Management
4 9 (10.23%) ETL
5 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.82%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.68%) CRM
7 5 (5.68%) ERP
7 5 (5.68%) PRINCE
8 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.55%) ITIL
8 4 (4.55%) Data Management
8 4 (4.55%) Information Management
8 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.41%) Line Management
9 3 (3.41%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) SQL
2 10 (11.36%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.14%) VBA
4 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Degree
3 3 (3.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.27%) ACCA
4 2 (2.27%) CIMA
4 2 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) XenServer
2 1 (1.14%) Veritas File System
2 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) IBM
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.64%) SAP
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle
3 9 (10.23%) Hyperion
4 8 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.55%) i2
5 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.41%) Sybase
6 3 (3.41%) HP
6 3 (3.41%) ILOG
7 1 (1.14%) Lotus
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.14%) CA
7 1 (1.14%) Sun
7 1 (1.14%) Symantec
7 1 (1.14%) Teradata
7 1 (1.14%) Tableau
7 1 (1.14%) Informatica
7 1 (1.14%) Veritas
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + D.O.E.
Posted: 17 days ago