The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Suffolk region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 44 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.75% 0.65% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £399
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 49 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.82% 32.03% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 25 55
Average daily rate £363 £255 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.15% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £149 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Cognos
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Intel
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) ARCserve
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Intel
1 2 (100.00%) VMware