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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 51 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.39% 1.29% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 2.80% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £475 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.30% -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £53.50
Cognos
Wales

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
185 321 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.49% 46.19% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 236 127
Median daily rate £375 £367 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £21.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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
Cardiff +15 1 £301 -3.06%
Newport - 1 £650 -
Cognos
Wales

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Star Schema
2 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (20.00%) Sqoop
4 1 (20.00%) Oozie
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) HDFS
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Java

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 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (60.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (20.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau