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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 200 175 176
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 43 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.64% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 1.31% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 26
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £548 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £392
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +2.17%
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
4289 4263 4964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.75% 48.95% 50.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2172 2134
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £225
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 275 250 300
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 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 1 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
Berkshire +13 13 £380 -27.61% 2
Hampshire -7 13 £476 +26.93% 2
Middlesex +4 8 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £388 +14.81%
Surrey -4 2 £350 -17.64% 4
West Sussex - - - - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (43.33%) SQL
2 32 (35.56%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (31.11%) Oracle
4 27 (30.00%) ETL
5 23 (25.56%) PL/SQL
6 19 (21.11%) Data Management
6 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
7 17 (18.89%) Finance
8 16 (17.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 15 (16.67%) Data Mapping
9 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (15.56%) Cognos Report Studio
11 13 (14.44%) DataStage
12 12 (13.33%) SAS
12 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling
12 12 (13.33%) XML
12 12 (13.33%) Cognos Query Studio
12 12 (13.33%) QlikView
12 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
13 11 (12.22%) Spotfire
13 11 (12.22%) SAP
13 11 (12.22%) Informatica
14 10 (11.11%) IBM
14 10 (11.11%) Project Management
14 10 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (11.11%) CRM
14 10 (11.11%) CDISC
14 10 (11.11%) Analytics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (13.33%) SAS
2 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) SPSS
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.11%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.56%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
3 16 (17.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 14 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (15.56%) Cognos Report Studio
5 13 (14.44%) DataStage
6 12 (13.33%) Cognos Query Studio
6 12 (13.33%) QlikView
7 11 (12.22%) Spotfire
8 10 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 9 (10.00%) Cognos Transformer
9 9 (10.00%) OLAP
10 7 (7.78%) Data Mart
11 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
12 5 (5.56%) Big Data
12 5 (5.56%) DB2
13 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Toad
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.11%) ERwin
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (8.89%) Publishing
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (38.89%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Consultant
3 19 (21.11%) Analyst
4 16 (17.78%) Cognos Developer
5 12 (13.33%) DataStage Developer
6 10 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
7 9 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Business Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Cognos Consultant
10 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
10 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
11 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) DBA
12 4 (4.44%) Cognos BI Developer
13 3 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
13 3 (3.33%) Cognos Specialist
13 3 (3.33%) Technical Manager
13 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 3 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) XML
2 7 (7.78%) .NET
3 5 (5.56%) MDX
4 4 (4.44%) CSS
4 4 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (2.22%) Web Services
5 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) iPad
1 8 (8.89%) Data Integration
2 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) UNIX
3 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000
3 3 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (30.00%) ETL
3 19 (21.11%) Data Management
4 15 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.11%) Project Management
6 10 (11.11%) CRM
6 10 (11.11%) Analytics
7 5 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.56%) Migration
7 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.44%) ERP
8 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.44%) Master Data Management
9 3 (3.33%) Data Architecture
9 3 (3.33%) Service Management
9 3 (3.33%) Change Management
9 3 (3.33%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.22%) ITIL
10 2 (2.22%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.33%) SQL
2 23 (25.56%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.11%) VBA
6 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) CDISC
2 4 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (2.22%) Netcool
3 2 (2.22%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) Oracle
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.22%) SAP
3 11 (12.22%) Informatica
4 10 (11.11%) IBM
5 9 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.44%) ILOG
6 4 (4.44%) Tableau
7 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.22%) JDA
8 2 (2.22%) Manugistics
9 1 (1.11%) VMware
9 1 (1.11%) Lotus
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.11%) Primavera
9 1 (1.11%) Citrix
9 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.11%) i2
9 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
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