The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 197 192 143
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -49
Contract jobs citing Cognos 43 42 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.50% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 1.01% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 47
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4270 4160 4825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.83% 49.55% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2063 2063
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 326 341
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cognos
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £160 -52.59% 3
Berkshire +4 10 £390 -17.89% 1
Hampshire -10 6 £475 +30.58% 4
Middlesex 0 4 - -
Surrey -16 3 £375 -12.79% 1
Oxfordshire -1 2 £400 +10.34%
West Sussex 0 1 - - 3
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 45 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (45.26%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (40.00%) Oracle
4 34 (35.79%) SQL
5 24 (25.26%) SAP
6 22 (23.16%) ETL
7 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
8 18 (18.95%) PL/SQL
8 18 (18.95%) DataStage
9 15 (15.79%) Business Objects
9 15 (15.79%) Analytics
10 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
11 13 (13.68%) Informatica
11 13 (13.68%) Finance
11 13 (13.68%) QlikView
12 12 (12.63%) Data Management
12 12 (12.63%) Project Management
12 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.63%) CRM
13 10 (10.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 10 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (10.53%) Publishing
13 10 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (9.47%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (8.42%) SAS
15 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
15 8 (8.42%) Cognos Report Studio
15 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database
15 8 (8.42%) Big Data
15 8 (8.42%) Data Integration

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (8.42%) SAS
2 2 (2.11%) IIS
2 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) SPSS
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.05%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.05%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
3 18 (18.95%) DataStage
4 13 (13.68%) QlikView
5 10 (10.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 10 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (8.42%) Cognos Report Studio
6 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.42%) Big Data
7 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (7.37%) Cognos Query Studio
8 6 (6.32%) OLAP
9 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (5.26%) Spotfire
9 5 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 5 (5.26%) MS Access
10 4 (4.21%) Star Schema
10 4 (4.21%) SAP BW
10 4 (4.21%) Cognos Transformer
11 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (5.26%) Toad
2 4 (4.21%) ERwin
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (10.53%) Publishing
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) German Language
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Analyst
2 23 (24.21%) Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 12 (12.63%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Consultant
5 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 9 (9.47%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) DataStage Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Information Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Cognos Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) DBA
11 4 (4.21%) Architect
11 4 (4.21%) Applications Support
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (4.21%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (4.21%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) XML
2 3 (3.16%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) JDBC
3 2 (2.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.05%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Data Integration
1 8 (8.42%) iPad
2 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.11%) Social Media
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.05%) Replication
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) DTV
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Windows
1 6 (6.32%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) UNIX
3 3 (3.16%) Solaris
3 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.26%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (23.16%) ETL
3 15 (15.79%) Analytics
4 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
5 12 (12.63%) Data Management
5 12 (12.63%) Project Management
5 12 (12.63%) CRM
6 7 (7.37%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.37%) ITIL
7 6 (6.32%) ERP
7 6 (6.32%) Change Management
7 6 (6.32%) Migration
8 5 (5.26%) Data Mapping
8 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.21%) Service Management
9 4 (4.21%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.21%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (3.16%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.16%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.79%) SQL
2 18 (18.95%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.11%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) CDISC
3 1 (1.05%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.05%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (40.00%) Oracle
2 24 (25.26%) SAP
3 15 (15.79%) Business Objects
4 13 (13.68%) Informatica
5 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
6 9 (9.47%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (5.26%) Tableau
7 5 (5.26%) IBM
8 4 (4.21%) Teradata
9 3 (3.16%) Hyperion
9 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.11%) JDA
10 2 (2.11%) Manugistics
11 1 (1.05%) Primavera
11 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.05%) i2
11 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
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