The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
Wales / South Wales
Rank 51 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.21% - 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-71.40% -1.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
209 226 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.36% 43.71% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 157 170
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 10
Median hourly rate £12.25 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £18.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the South Wales region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff - 1 £325 -
Cognos
Wales

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) SAP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (33.33%) Luigi
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
2 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (33.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata