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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / South West
Rank 123 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Cognos 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.59% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £488 £343 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.33% -25.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £281 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-71.40% -1.32%

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
1040 1190 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.25% 41.16% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 786 739
Median daily rate £366 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 72 86
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.55 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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
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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +4 2 £553 +47.33% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Event Studio
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) OLAP
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Event Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (16.67%) OLAP
3 2 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (8.33%) Lumira
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Strategy Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Maximo Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Maximo Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle