The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 131 133 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Contract jobs citing Cognos 18 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.15% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
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£488 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £493 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1405 1304 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.54% 40.23% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 820 539
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £520 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 67 68
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the South West region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Somerset - 6 £488 -
Dorset -3 3 £571 +18.39% 2
Devon - 3 £338 - 2
Wiltshire -10 1 £325 -23.52%
Bristol - 1 £500 - 5
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (64.52%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (51.61%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 8 (25.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (22.58%) Tableau
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 6 (19.35%) QlikView
6 6 (19.35%) IBM
6 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (19.35%) Birst
6 6 (19.35%) Cognos Report Studio
6 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Pentaho
6 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
7 5 (16.13%) Time Management
7 5 (16.13%) JD Edwards
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) ETL
7 5 (16.13%) ERP
7 5 (16.13%) Information Management
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (16.13%) Essbase
7 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (3.23%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (19.35%) Pentaho
4 6 (19.35%) QlikView
4 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (19.35%) Cognos Report Studio
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (16.13%) Essbase
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (3.23%) ActiveReports
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Cognos Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) TM1 Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) TM1 Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Cognos Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Report Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Data Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
3 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Time Management
4 5 (16.13%) Information Management
4 5 (16.13%) ERP
4 5 (16.13%) ETL
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VBA
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) MCP
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.23%) CIMA
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Tableau
3 6 (19.35%) Birst
3 6 (19.35%) IBM
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) JD Edwards
5 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Teradata
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