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 26 September 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 189 220 219
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 61 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.01% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 13
Median daily rate £340 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £53.50
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
4029 4657 4291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.61% 47.75% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2370 2680 2212
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 206 273
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +17 30 £319 -25.00%
West Sussex +12 15 £407 - 2
Hampshire +4 6 £575 +4.54%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £410 - 1
East Sussex +5 2 £340 -
Surrey +3 2 £344 -8.33% 1
Kent - 1 £300 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 71 (70.30%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (41.58%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (34.65%) SQL
4 33 (32.67%) Finance
5 29 (28.71%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (27.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 27 (26.73%) ETL
8 23 (22.77%) SQL Server
9 19 (18.81%) Oracle
9 19 (18.81%) Cognos TM1
9 19 (18.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (17.82%) SAP
11 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
11 16 (15.84%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (15.84%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (14.85%) Migration
12 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (12.87%) Data Management
14 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (11.88%) Cognos Report Studio
14 12 (11.88%) IBM
14 12 (11.88%) Power BI
15 11 (10.89%) Hyperion
15 11 (10.89%) JD Edwards
15 11 (10.89%) OLAP
15 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (10.89%) Tableau
15 11 (10.89%) Business Analysis
15 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 6 (5.94%) Apache
1 6 (5.94%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.97%) SAS
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.99%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) SPSS
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (27.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 19 (18.81%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (7.92%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (4.95%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.98%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) LAN
1 2 (1.98%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.99%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) FTP
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
2 1 (0.99%) NAS
2 1 (0.99%) SAN
2 1 (0.99%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (41.58%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (22.77%) SQL Server
3 19 (18.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (15.84%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (11.88%) Cognos Report Studio
6 12 (11.88%) Power BI
6 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (10.89%) OLAP
7 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (9.90%) DataStage
9 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (7.92%) Big Data
10 8 (7.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 8 (7.92%) QlikView
10 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (6.93%) Data Mart
11 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
12 6 (5.94%) Apache Hive
13 5 (4.95%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Toad
2 2 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (32.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (44.55%) Analyst
2 34 (33.66%) Developer
3 28 (27.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 17 (16.83%) Data Analyst
5 15 (14.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (14.85%) SQL Developer
6 14 (13.86%) Cognos Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Applications Support
7 11 (10.89%) Report Analyst
8 9 (8.91%) Architect
8 9 (8.91%) Cognos BI Developer
9 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (5.94%) DBA
10 6 (5.94%) Report Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Cognos Support
11 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.95%) SQL BI Developer
11 5 (4.95%) SQL DBA
12 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) .NET
2 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.99%) J2EE
3 1 (0.99%) JSP
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.94%) Statistics
4 5 (4.95%) Social Media
4 5 (4.95%) Streaming Video
5 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.97%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) Clustering
8 1 (0.99%) FMCG
8 1 (0.99%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.99%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.99%) iPad
8 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Unix
2 2 (1.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) AIX
3 1 (0.99%) Solaris
3 1 (0.99%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (70.30%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (26.73%) ETL
3 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.84%) Requirements Analysis
4 15 (14.85%) Migration
5 13 (12.87%) Data Management
6 11 (10.89%) Business Analysis
6 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.89%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (9.90%) Inmon Methodology
7 10 (9.90%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.92%) Analytics
9 8 (7.92%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.92%) ITIL
9 8 (7.92%) Six Sigma
9 8 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.92%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.93%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (6.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.96%) C#
3 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) Python
4 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.99%) VB
4 1 (0.99%) VBA
4 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) ACCA
2 5 (4.95%) CIMA
3 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) MCITP
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.99%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.99%) Netcool
1 1 (0.99%) OpenView
1 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Oracle
2 18 (17.82%) SAP
3 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.88%) IBM
5 11 (10.89%) Hyperion
5 11 (10.89%) JD Edwards
5 11 (10.89%) Tableau
6 9 (8.91%) Informatica
7 7 (6.93%) Teradata
8 6 (5.94%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (4.95%) Anaplan
9 5 (4.95%) ILOG
10 2 (1.98%) Talend
11 1 (0.99%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.99%) BEA
11 1 (0.99%) F5
11 1 (0.99%) Opsware
11 1 (0.99%) Planview
11 1 (0.99%) Qualys
11 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
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