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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 139 107 125
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.46% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.31% -
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
1436 866 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.60% 40.30% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 515 651
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 88 108
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Hyperion
5 6 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) Essbase
7 4 (19.05%) Retail
7 4 (19.05%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (14.29%) Solvency II
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (14.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 3 (14.29%) SAP
8 3 (14.29%) VBA
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (9.52%) Teradata
9 2 (9.52%) Validation
9 2 (9.52%) Banking
9 2 (9.52%) OLAP
9 2 (9.52%) Business Objects

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Documentum
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
3 1 (4.76%) ENOVIA
3 1 (4.76%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) Essbase
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (9.52%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.76%) ReportNet
5 1 (4.76%) QlikView
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Essbase Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Business Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) VBA
2 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Solvency II
2 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 2 (9.52%) Teradata
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Siebel
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Cerner
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (4.76%) webMethods
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