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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 137 133 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 1.03% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Median daily rate £500 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.65%
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
1362 1265 1223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.79% 39.47% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 772 781
Median daily rate £375 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 91 59
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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
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 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 6 £500 +42.85%
Gloucestershire -3 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
6 2 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (14.29%) VBScript
6 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle UPK

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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) MI Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Exploitation
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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