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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 139 139 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.23% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £403 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.01% -22.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+142.93% -40.12%
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
1274 1295 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.71% 43.35% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 737 639
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 77 67
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.50 £15.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% +0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £35.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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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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 £516 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (52.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) Solvency II
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) Teradata
7 2 (10.53%) Tableau
7 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Alteryx
7 2 (10.53%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) QlikView
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.26%) ActiveReports

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) QlikView
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (5.26%) ActiveReports
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ERwin
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Cognos Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Cognos BI Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Support
4 2 (10.53%) Report Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
3 2 (10.53%) Tableau
3 2 (10.53%) Alteryx
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
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