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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 138 112 136
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.67% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £478 £520 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.17% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £500 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £520 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1469 1051 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.17% 44.69% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 599 878
Average daily rate £363 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 57 124
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -13 4 £478 -4.50% 7
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
1 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
5 4 (21.05%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) VBA
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) NAS
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (10.53%) Teamcenter
7 2 (10.53%) Teradata
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) DB2
7 2 (10.53%) IIS
7 2 (10.53%) NFS
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (10.53%) Teamcenter
3 1 (5.26%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) DB2
4 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (10.53%) ReportNet
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) ActiveReports
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) TM1 Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Report Writer
5 1 (5.26%) TM1 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) NFS
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
South West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 22 days ago