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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / South East
Rank 201 236 224
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 40 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 0.61% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 28
Median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%

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
3801 4270 4615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.40% 48.67% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2471 2412
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 214 208
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +136.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £12.00 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.95 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
West Sussex - 12 £525 -
Kent +21 9 £370 -13.95%
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £425 - 1
Berkshire +21 5 - - 2
Hampshire +8 5 £381 -21.79% 1
Surrey +4 3 £565 +15.89% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 2
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 39 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (40.00%) Finance
3 20 (30.77%) SQL
4 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (27.69%) Oracle
5 18 (27.69%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (24.62%) Analytics
7 15 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 15 (23.08%) Data Modelling
8 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
9 13 (20.00%) ETL
10 9 (13.85%) Data Management
10 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (13.85%) Marketing
10 9 (13.85%) Degree
11 8 (12.31%) HTTP
11 8 (12.31%) HTML
11 8 (12.31%) Linux
11 8 (12.31%) Adobe
11 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.31%) Web Analytics
12 7 (10.77%) Cognos TM1
12 7 (10.77%) Informatica
12 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
12 7 (10.77%) QlikView
12 7 (10.77%) Tableau
12 7 (10.77%) Power BI
13 6 (9.23%) Adobe Campaign
13 6 (9.23%) Translating Business Requirements

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 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.54%) FileNet
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (10.77%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (9.23%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (6.15%) Maximo
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (3.08%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (1.54%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (1.54%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.77%) Power BI
4 7 (10.77%) QlikView
5 5 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (7.69%) MS Access
6 4 (6.15%) DB2
7 3 (4.62%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (4.62%) Data Mart
7 3 (4.62%) DataStage
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.62%) Spotfire
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
1 4 (6.15%) Toad
2 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) ERwin
3 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Billing
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Cognos Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Cognos BI Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Consultant
5 8 (12.31%) Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Report Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Web Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Report Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Maximo Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Report Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.62%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) HR Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) HTML
2 5 (7.69%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.08%) SOAP
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) WSDL
3 2 (3.08%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) XSD
4 1 (1.54%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) MDX
4 1 (1.54%) REST
4 1 (1.54%) Velocity
4 1 (1.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Life Science
4 2 (3.08%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.08%) SCADA
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (24.62%) Analytics
3 15 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 13 (20.00%) ETL
5 9 (13.85%) Data Management
5 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.31%) Web Analytics
7 6 (9.23%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (9.23%) Visualisation
8 5 (7.69%) Behavioural Targeting
8 5 (7.69%) Customer Insight
8 5 (7.69%) Data Governance
8 5 (7.69%) Inmon Methodology
8 5 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (7.69%) Tag Management
8 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Korn
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ACCA
2 2 (3.08%) CIMA
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Adobe
3 7 (10.77%) Informatica
3 7 (10.77%) Tableau
4 6 (9.23%) Hyperion
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.23%) SAP
4 6 (9.23%) Teradata
5 5 (7.69%) Google
5 5 (7.69%) IBM
6 4 (6.15%) Netezza
7 3 (4.62%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (3.08%) Mapinfo
8 2 (3.08%) Tealeaf
8 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.54%) IFS
9 1 (1.54%) Infor
9 1 (1.54%) Omniture
9 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.54%) Talend
Thatcham, Berkshire
Octopus Computer Associates
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