The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 42 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.59% 0.30% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 0.85% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+56.09% +53.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
129 117 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.28% 35.56% 57.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 82 100
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.80 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +11.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £14.79 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Southampton region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Southampton region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Cognos
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveReports
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveReports
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Event Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics