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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 229 209 199
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 47 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.87% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 27
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£413 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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
4830 4256 4227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.95% 46.60% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2758 2204 2135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 232 262
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 20 £450 +26.76% 4
Hampshire -8 10 £550 +15.78% 8
Surrey +3 9 £338 -10.00% 2
West Sussex -16 5 £356 -
Oxfordshire -25 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 52 (59.77%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (42.53%) SQL Server
3 36 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (41.38%) Finance
4 30 (34.48%) SQL
5 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 26 (29.89%) Oracle
7 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (19.54%) MS Office
9 15 (17.24%) PRINCE2
9 15 (17.24%) Project Management
9 15 (17.24%) IBM
9 15 (17.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 14 (16.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
11 13 (14.94%) ETL
11 13 (14.94%) Windows
11 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
12 12 (13.79%) Cognos Report Studio
12 12 (13.79%) Analytics
12 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (12.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
14 10 (11.49%) SAP
14 10 (11.49%) OLAP
14 10 (11.49%) Toad
14 10 (11.49%) Hyperion
15 9 (10.34%) Informatica
15 9 (10.34%) MS Excel

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.60%) CICS
2 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Office
2 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.60%) SPSS
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (8.05%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (3.45%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.30%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.15%) Agresso
5 1 (1.15%) Maximo
5 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.15%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (1.15%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) SAN
1 4 (4.60%) NAS
2 1 (1.15%) Intranet
2 1 (1.15%) SSH
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (17.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
5 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (13.79%) Cognos Report Studio
6 10 (11.49%) OLAP
7 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (10.34%) Cognos Transformer
8 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (6.90%) DataStage
9 6 (6.90%) DB2
9 6 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (5.75%) QlikView
11 4 (4.60%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (4.60%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Toad
2 4 (4.60%) ERwin
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 36 (41.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Billing
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
3 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Analyst
2 18 (20.69%) Business Analyst
2 18 (20.69%) Developer
3 16 (18.39%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.64%) Cognos Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Business Manager
6 8 (9.20%) Business Project Manager
6 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 7 (8.05%) Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Cognos Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.75%) DBA
9 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Administrator
11 2 (2.30%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Middleware
1 2 (2.30%) MDX
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.15%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.45%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.30%) PMI
6 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.15%) DTV
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) UNIX
3 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.60%) Solaris
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.24%) Project Management
3 15 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
5 13 (14.94%) ETL
5 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.79%) Analytics
7 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.20%) ITIL
9 7 (8.05%) Use Case
10 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.90%) PRINCE
10 6 (6.90%) Logical Data Model
10 6 (6.90%) Physical Data Model
11 5 (5.75%) Inmon Methodology
11 5 (5.75%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (5.75%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.60%) COBOL
4 2 (2.30%) C
5 1 (1.15%) VBScript
5 1 (1.15%) VB
5 1 (1.15%) VBA
5 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 3 (3.45%) CIMA
4 2 (2.30%) CCAB
4 2 (2.30%) AAT
4 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.30%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) ACCA
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (4.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.45%) Veritas File System
3 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (4.60%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.89%) Oracle
3 15 (17.24%) IBM
4 10 (11.49%) SAP
4 10 (11.49%) Hyperion
5 9 (10.34%) Informatica
6 4 (4.60%) Veritas
6 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.60%) Sun
6 4 (4.60%) Symantec
7 3 (3.45%) Fujitsu
8 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.15%) Infor
9 1 (1.15%) Tableau
9 1 (1.15%) HP
9 1 (1.15%) CA
9 1 (1.15%) CODA
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