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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 216 200 196
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Cognos 49 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.02% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 24
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£419 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £160 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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
4528 4307 4125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.40% 46.94% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2568 2121 2042
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 242 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.26 £42.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +17 22 £450 +15.38% 1
Surrey +8 13 £375 - 7
Hampshire +1 6 £450 -5.26% 4
West Sussex -10 4 £356 - 3
Middlesex -1 2 £325 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 50 (56.18%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (39.33%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (38.20%) Finance
4 32 (35.96%) SQL Server
5 31 (34.83%) SQL
6 23 (25.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
8 20 (22.47%) Oracle
9 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (20.22%) MS Office
11 17 (19.10%) Cognos Report Studio
11 17 (19.10%) Analytics
12 15 (16.85%) Project Management
12 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2
12 15 (16.85%) IBM
13 14 (15.73%) Data Modelling
14 13 (14.61%) ETL
14 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (14.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
16 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database
16 11 (12.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 11 (12.36%) SAP
17 10 (11.24%) Toad
17 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (10.11%) Informatica
19 8 (8.99%) Hyperion
19 8 (8.99%) Cognos Transformer
19 8 (8.99%) Business Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) SAS
2 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (20.22%) MS Office
2 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.62%) SPSS
4 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.25%) MS Project
5 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (8.99%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (2.25%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (2.25%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.12%) Maximo
4 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.12%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.12%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) SAN
1 4 (4.49%) NAS
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) SSH
2 1 (1.12%) LAN
2 1 (1.12%) WAN
2 1 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.33%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (35.96%) SQL Server
3 23 (25.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 17 (19.10%) Cognos Report Studio
5 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database
6 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (8.99%) Cognos Transformer
8 7 (7.87%) OLAP
9 6 (6.74%) DataStage
9 6 (6.74%) QlikView
9 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.49%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.49%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 4 (4.49%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
11 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Toad
2 2 (2.25%) ERwin
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 34 (38.20%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Publishing
3 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Analyst
2 25 (28.09%) Developer
3 19 (21.35%) Cognos Developer
4 18 (20.22%) Business Analyst
5 16 (17.98%) Project Manager
6 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Cognos Consultant
7 7 (7.87%) Consultant
7 7 (7.87%) Business Manager
7 7 (7.87%) Business Project Manager
7 7 (7.87%) Report Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 5 (5.62%) DBA
9 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) TM1 Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Report Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) COM
1 1 (1.12%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.12%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.74%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.25%) PMI
6 2 (2.25%) Statistics
6 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.12%) DTV
7 1 (1.12%) Economics
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 5 (5.62%) UNIX
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.49%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.18%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) Analytics
4 15 (16.85%) Project Management
4 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2
5 14 (15.73%) Data Modelling
6 13 (14.61%) ETL
6 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.99%) Business Analysis
8 8 (8.99%) Use Case
9 6 (6.74%) ITIL
9 6 (6.74%) ERP
9 6 (6.74%) PRINCE
9 6 (6.74%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (6.74%) Physical Data Model
10 5 (5.62%) Inmon Methodology
10 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (5.62%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.83%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.12%) VBScript
4 1 (1.12%) VB
4 1 (1.12%) VBA
4 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.62%) Degree
3 3 (3.37%) CIMA
4 2 (2.25%) CCAB
4 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) AAT
4 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.25%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) ACCA
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (4.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.37%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (4.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.47%) Oracle
3 15 (16.85%) IBM
4 11 (12.36%) SAP
5 9 (10.11%) Informatica
6 8 (8.99%) Hyperion
7 4 (4.49%) Sun
7 4 (4.49%) Veritas
7 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.49%) Symantec
8 1 (1.12%) Tableau
8 1 (1.12%) HP
8 1 (1.12%) CA
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