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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 204 216 206
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 58 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.05% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 19
Median daily rate £339 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £471 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +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
4289 4566 4261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.53% 47.69% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2565 2099
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 211 243
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Berkshire +16 30 £331 -22.05%
West Sussex -2 13 £400 +12.28%
Surrey -6 7 £344 -8.33%
Kent - 3 £340 -
Hampshire -1 2 £403 -10.55% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £340 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 60 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (39.58%) Finance
4 31 (32.29%) SQL
5 27 (28.13%) ETL
6 26 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (21.88%) Cognos TM1
7 21 (21.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 19 (19.79%) Oracle
8 19 (19.79%) SAP
8 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (17.71%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (16.67%) Migration
11 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (13.54%) IBM
12 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (13.54%) Data Management
12 13 (13.54%) Tableau
13 12 (12.50%) Analytics
13 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (11.46%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (11.46%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
14 11 (11.46%) Hyperion
14 11 (11.46%) OLAP
14 11 (11.46%) Project Management
14 11 (11.46%) Cognos Report Studio

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 7 (7.29%) Apache
1 7 (7.29%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.04%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Office
1 5 (5.21%) SPSS
2 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) Cognos TM1
2 9 (9.38%) Cognos Planning
3 5 (5.21%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (2.08%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (1.04%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) FTP
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) LDAP
2 1 (1.04%) NAS
2 1 (1.04%) SAN
2 1 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (17.71%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (11.46%) Cognos Report Studio
8 11 (11.46%) OLAP
9 10 (10.42%) DataStage
9 10 (10.42%) QlikView
10 8 (8.33%) Big Data
10 8 (8.33%) Hadoop
11 7 (7.29%) Apache Hive
11 7 (7.29%) Power BI
11 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (6.25%) MySQL
13 5 (5.21%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (5.21%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Toad
2 2 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (39.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Banking
2 2 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (44.79%) Analyst
2 27 (28.13%) Developer
3 25 (26.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 16 (16.67%) Data Analyst
5 13 (13.54%) SQL Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Applications Support
6 11 (11.46%) Report Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Cognos Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Consultant
9 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Cognos Consultant
11 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Consultant
11 5 (5.21%) Cognos Planning Consultant
11 5 (5.21%) Cognos Support
11 5 (5.21%) Data Business Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) .NET
2 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) J2EE
3 1 (1.04%) JSP
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.25%) Statistics
4 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.04%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.04%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.04%) iPad
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Unix
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) AIX
3 1 (1.04%) Solaris
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (28.13%) ETL
3 16 (16.67%) Migration
4 13 (13.54%) Data Management
4 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.50%) Analytics
6 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.46%) Project Management
6 11 (11.46%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (11.46%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 8 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.29%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (7.29%) Six Sigma
10 6 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology
10 6 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (5.21%) Change Control
11 5 (5.21%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) Java
5 1 (1.04%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) VBA
5 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) ACCA
2 5 (5.21%) CIMA
3 3 (3.13%) ISEB
3 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) MCITP
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.04%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.04%) Netcool
1 1 (1.04%) OpenView
1 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Oracle
1 19 (19.79%) SAP
2 13 (13.54%) IBM
2 13 (13.54%) Tableau
3 11 (11.46%) Hyperion
3 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.42%) JD Edwards
5 7 (7.29%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (7.29%) Teradata
6 6 (6.25%) Informatica
7 5 (5.21%) Anaplan
7 5 (5.21%) ILOG
8 2 (2.08%) Planview
8 2 (2.08%) Talend
9 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.04%) F5
9 1 (1.04%) NetApp
9 1 (1.04%) Opsware
9 1 (1.04%) Qualys
9 1 (1.04%) Red Hat