The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 125 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Cognos 15 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.094% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +32.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £338 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £399
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1269 914 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.52% 42.89% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 539 681
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 101
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.23 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Cognos
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dorset - 5 £483 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £350 - 1
Wiltshire -8 3 £345 +6.15% 1
Bristol - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (26.32%) VBA
5 5 (26.32%) Hyperion
5 5 (26.32%) Essbase
5 5 (26.32%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Solvency II
7 3 (15.79%) IBM
7 3 (15.79%) SAP
8 2 (10.53%) Validation
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
8 2 (10.53%) OLAP
8 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
8 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle OLAP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
4 1 (5.26%) ENOVIA
4 1 (5.26%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Essbase
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) OLAP
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) QlikView
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.26%) ReportNet
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Essbase Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (15.79%) TM1 Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VBA
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Solvency II
2 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Hyperion
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.26%) Siebel
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.26%) webMethods
5 1 (5.26%) Teradata
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Cerner
South West England
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £510 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago