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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 226 225 162
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -63
Contract jobs citing Cognos 31 41 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.44% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.92% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 36
Average daily rate £440 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £305 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £440 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
4035 4480 4032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.79% 47.60% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2332 2337 1965
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 216 238
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +5 13 £488 +31.31% 7
Berkshire +10 7 £400 +3.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £425 +14.86% 4
Hampshire 0 4 £488 +14.70% 1
Kent - 3 £325 -
East Sussex +5 1 £375 -10.71%
Sussex - 1 £430 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 35 (50.00%) Oracle
1 35 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (44.29%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (40.00%) Finance
4 26 (37.14%) SQL
5 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
7 17 (24.29%) IBM
8 14 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
8 14 (20.00%) Tableau
9 13 (18.57%) Windows
10 11 (15.71%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
11 10 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (14.29%) Teradata
11 10 (14.29%) Mainframe
11 10 (14.29%) SAS
12 9 (12.86%) ITIL
12 9 (12.86%) Data Management
12 9 (12.86%) Cognos Report Studio
12 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (11.43%) SAS EBI
13 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.43%) Linux
13 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
14 7 (10.00%) MS Office
14 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
14 7 (10.00%) Project Management
14 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (14.29%) SAS
2 6 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.14%) CICS
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.86%) Maximo
4 1 (1.43%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.43%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.43%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.86%) Cognos Report Studio
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.43%) SAS EBI
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (8.57%) DB2
6 6 (8.57%) OLAP
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (7.14%) DataStage
8 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (4.29%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (2.86%) Cognos Transformer
10 2 (2.86%) Data Mart
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (2.86%) QlikView
10 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.29%) Toad
3 1 (1.43%) ERwin
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Billing
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Analyst
2 16 (22.86%) Architect
3 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Developer
6 8 (11.43%) SAS Architect
7 7 (10.00%) DBA
7 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 7 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 7 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Production DBA
8 6 (8.57%) SQL DBA
9 5 (7.14%) Cognos Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior DBA
9 5 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
9 5 (7.14%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 5 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.86%) J2EE
1 2 (2.86%) JDBC
1 2 (2.86%) JSP
1 2 (2.86%) Spring
1 2 (2.86%) Struts
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
2 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) MVS
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.71%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (12.86%) Data Management
3 9 (12.86%) ITIL
4 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 7 (10.00%) Project Management
6 6 (8.57%) Analytics
6 6 (8.57%) Release Management
7 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.14%) ETL
7 5 (7.14%) Server Building
8 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.71%) Six Sigma
8 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.71%) Use Case
8 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.14%) COBOL
4 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) VBA
6 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
2 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.86%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ACCA
3 1 (1.43%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Oracle
2 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (24.29%) IBM
4 14 (20.00%) Tableau
5 10 (14.29%) Teradata
6 5 (7.14%) SAP
7 4 (5.71%) Fujitsu
7 4 (5.71%) Hyperion
8 3 (4.29%) Informatica
9 2 (2.86%) Concur
9 2 (2.86%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.86%) Trillium
10 1 (1.43%) CODA
10 1 (1.43%) Epicor
10 1 (1.43%) Infor
10 1 (1.43%) Planview
10 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
Milton Keynes
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago