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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / South West
Rank 126 137 138
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.75% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Median daily rate £486 £335 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.14% -24.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £280 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £365 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%

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
1110 1202 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.13% 40.13% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 784 769
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 72 66
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £45.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Bristol +1 2 £553 +70.00% 1
Somerset - 1 £400 -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 West region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (22.22%) Cognos Event Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (22.22%) Statistics
5 2 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (22.22%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) OLAP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Java

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Event Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (22.22%) OLAP
3 2 (22.22%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Strategy Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Maximo Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Maximo Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Kafka
1 1 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Scala
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Concur
3 1 (11.11%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (11.11%) SAP