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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 211 199 171
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Contract jobs citing Cognos 40 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.55% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.15% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £196 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £488 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £20.25 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+56.09% +53.55%
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
4220 4260 4150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.64% 47.44% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2122 2056
Average daily rate £388 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 242 321
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.07 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 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 29 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 +18 14 £375 +11.11% 2
Berkshire +5 11 £450 +12.50% 3
Hampshire -1 7 £425 -3.40% 11
Middlesex - 2 £325 -
West Sussex - 2 £553 -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 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 29 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 45 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (32.10%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (32.10%) SQL
3 23 (28.40%) Finance
4 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 21 (25.93%) Analytics
4 21 (25.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 18 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
6 14 (17.28%) Oracle
7 13 (16.05%) Data Modelling
7 13 (16.05%) MS Office
7 13 (16.05%) IBM
7 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (16.05%) Cognos Report Studio
8 12 (14.81%) SAP
8 12 (14.81%) Linux
9 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
9 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
10 9 (11.11%) Project Management
10 9 (11.11%) ETL
10 9 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
10 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
11 8 (9.88%) Business Objects
12 7 (8.64%) SPSS
12 7 (8.64%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (8.64%) OLAP
12 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
12 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 9 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) FileNet
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Office
2 7 (8.64%) SPSS
2 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (6.17%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.23%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.23%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) NAS
1 2 (2.47%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (16.05%) Cognos Report Studio
4 7 (8.64%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (8.64%) OLAP
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.64%) QlikView
4 7 (8.64%) Cognos Transformer
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.17%) SAP BW
6 5 (6.17%) SAP BI
6 5 (6.17%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (4.94%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.47%) ActiveReports
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Toad
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Analyst
2 18 (22.22%) Cognos Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.35%) Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 9 (11.11%) Server Specialist
4 9 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
4 9 (11.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 8 (9.88%) Report Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Cognos Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Business Developer
8 3 (3.70%) DBA
8 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Data Integration
1 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Statistics
4 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) PMI
5 1 (1.23%) DTV
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Economics
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) UNIX
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (25.93%) Analytics
3 13 (16.05%) Data Modelling
4 9 (11.11%) Project Management
4 9 (11.11%) ETL
5 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.17%) PRINCE
7 5 (6.17%) CRM
7 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.17%) Information Management
8 4 (4.94%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (4.94%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (4.94%) Data Management
8 4 (4.94%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.94%) Migration
8 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.23%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) ACCA
3 2 (2.47%) CIMA
3 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Veritas File System
1 2 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
1 14 (17.28%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) IBM
3 12 (14.81%) SAP
4 8 (9.88%) Business Objects
5 6 (7.41%) Hyperion
6 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.47%) Symantec
7 2 (2.47%) Sun
7 2 (2.47%) i2
7 2 (2.47%) Informatica
7 2 (2.47%) Veritas
7 2 (2.47%) ILOG
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.23%) CA
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Teradata
8 1 (1.23%) Tableau
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