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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 205 179 189
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 55 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.35% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 15
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£410 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.31% -
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
4569 4151 4596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.16% 49.15% 49.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2393 2094 2001
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
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 290 243 301
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Hampshire -4 21 £476 +36.97% 5
Berkshire +12 17 £378 -28.09% 5
Middlesex +3 6 - -
Surrey -7 4 £410 -5.20% 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 £388 - 1
Oxfordshire -11 1 £488 +14.70%
West Sussex - - - - 2
Isle of Wight - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 37 (37.37%) SQL
2 29 (29.29%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (29.29%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (28.28%) ETL
4 25 (25.25%) Oracle
5 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 20 (20.20%) Security Cleared
7 19 (19.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 19 (19.19%) Data Management
8 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
8 18 (18.18%) IBM
8 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (17.17%) Cognos Report Studio
10 16 (16.16%) Finance
11 15 (15.15%) Data Mapping
11 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
12 14 (14.14%) Data Modelling
13 13 (13.13%) SAS
13 13 (13.13%) CRM
13 13 (13.13%) QlikView
14 12 (12.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
14 12 (12.12%) DataStage
14 12 (12.12%) XML
15 11 (11.11%) SPSS
15 11 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
15 11 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 11 (11.11%) Spotfire
16 10 (10.10%) CDISC
16 10 (10.10%) Analytics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13 (13.13%) SAS
2 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) SPSS
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.02%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.01%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) FTP
2 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.29%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 19 (19.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (17.17%) Cognos Report Studio
6 13 (13.13%) QlikView
7 12 (12.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 12 (12.12%) DataStage
8 11 (11.11%) Spotfire
8 11 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
9 10 (10.10%) OLAP
9 10 (10.10%) Cognos Transformer
10 8 (8.08%) DB2
10 8 (8.08%) Data Mart
11 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (5.05%) Big Data
12 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (4.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Subversion
2 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.01%) Selenium
2 1 (1.01%) Toad
2 1 (1.01%) ERwin
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (8.08%) Publishing
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Developer
2 21 (21.21%) Consultant
3 19 (19.19%) Analyst
3 19 (19.19%) Cognos Developer
4 12 (12.12%) DataStage Developer
5 10 (10.10%) SAS Consultant
6 9 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Project Manager
8 7 (7.07%) Applications Support
8 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Cognos Consultant
9 6 (6.06%) Cognos BI Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Architect
11 3 (3.03%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Cognos Specialist
11 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) XML
2 7 (7.07%) .NET
3 5 (5.05%) MDX
4 4 (4.04%) HTML
4 4 (4.04%) CSS
5 2 (2.02%) Web Services
5 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.02%) REST
6 1 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Data Integration
1 8 (8.08%) iPad
1 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.01%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (28.28%) ETL
3 19 (19.19%) Data Management
4 15 (15.15%) Data Mapping
5 14 (14.14%) Data Modelling
6 13 (13.13%) CRM
7 10 (10.10%) Project Management
7 10 (10.10%) Migration
7 10 (10.10%) Analytics
8 7 (7.07%) Service Management
8 7 (7.07%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.04%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.04%) ERP
9 4 (4.04%) Master Data Management
10 3 (3.03%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (3.03%) ITIL
10 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.03%) Data Architecture
11 2 (2.02%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) SQL
2 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.03%) Perl
4 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.02%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) C
6 1 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) CDISC
2 4 (4.04%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (4.04%) Netcool
2 4 (4.04%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) Oracle
2 18 (18.18%) IBM
3 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.09%) SAP
4 9 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (8.08%) ILOG
6 6 (6.06%) Informatica
7 2 (2.02%) JDA
7 2 (2.02%) Manugistics
7 2 (2.02%) Tableau
7 2 (2.02%) i2
7 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.01%) Primavera
8 1 (1.01%) VMware
8 1 (1.01%) Lotus
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
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