The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 23 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.38% - 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.86% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £431 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
Cognos
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 48.28% 37.30% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 29
Average daily rate £363 £375 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% +104.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cognos
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (100.00%) DataStage
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Netezza
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DataStage
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DataStage Developer
1 3 (100.00%) DataStage ETL Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Netezza