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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 135 109 117
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing Cognos 10 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.42% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£463 £378 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.51% -16.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
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
1384 987 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.03% 41.79% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 593 664
Average daily rate £375 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 88
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.14 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol -16 2 £475 +31.03% 2
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (47.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Hyperion
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (21.74%) Essbase
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (13.04%) Solvency II
7 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) VBA
7 3 (13.04%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.70%) OLAP
8 2 (8.70%) MS Office
8 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (8.70%) Teradata
8 2 (8.70%) Banking
8 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (13.04%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (21.74%) Essbase
2 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) OLAP
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ERwin
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Cognos Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Cognos BI Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Essbase Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Microstrategy Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Essbase Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (4.35%) NHS Information Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Hyperion
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (8.70%) Teradata
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago