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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 225 231 205
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing Cognos 37 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.87% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 22
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £318 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £493 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
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
4353 4484 4307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.78% 47.58% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2545 2459 2132
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 236 235
Median hourly rate £19.61 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £11.17 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Surrey -5 13 £525 +40.00% 2
Berkshire -3 9 £338 -25.00% 5
West Sussex -16 9 £381 -6.15%
Kent - 5 £407 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Hampshire +7 1 £403 -8.00% 2
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 40 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (48.57%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (42.86%) Finance
4 20 (28.57%) SQL
4 20 (28.57%) Oracle
5 19 (27.14%) ETL
6 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (20.00%) Tableau
8 13 (18.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 12 (17.14%) Analytics
10 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (15.71%) Cognos TM1
11 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (14.29%) IBM
11 10 (14.29%) SAS
11 10 (14.29%) QlikView
12 9 (12.86%) Cognos Planning
12 9 (12.86%) SAP
12 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
12 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (11.43%) DataStage
13 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
13 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (10.00%) Big Data
14 7 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
14 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
14 7 (10.00%) Hyperion

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 10 (14.29%) SAS
2 6 (8.57%) Apache
2 6 (8.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) SPSS
2 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.71%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (12.86%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (2.86%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) NAS
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (14.29%) QlikView
4 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (11.43%) DataStage
5 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (10.00%) Big Data
6 7 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
6 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (8.57%) Apache Hive
7 6 (8.57%) OLAP
7 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (7.14%) MySQL
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (7.14%) Power BI
8 5 (7.14%) Spotfire
9 4 (5.71%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Toad
2 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Analyst
2 20 (28.57%) Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Cognos Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.57%) Architect
7 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Cognos Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Report Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Cognos Planning Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.14%) Statistics
4 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) MVS
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (27.14%) ETL
3 12 (17.14%) Analytics
4 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
5 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.00%) Migration
6 7 (10.00%) Project Management
7 6 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.14%) Change Control
8 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (7.14%) Service Management
8 5 (7.14%) Six Sigma
9 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.43%) C
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.43%) VB
3 1 (1.43%) VBA
3 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) ACCA
2 5 (7.14%) CIMA
3 3 (4.29%) ISEB
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) MCITP
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Netcool
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) Tableau
3 10 (14.29%) IBM
4 9 (12.86%) SAP
5 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.00%) Hyperion
7 5 (7.14%) Anaplan
7 5 (7.14%) ILOG
8 4 (5.71%) Informatica
9 3 (4.29%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (4.29%) Teradata
10 2 (2.86%) Planview
11 1 (1.43%) Epicor
11 1 (1.43%) Talend
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