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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 - £32.50
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
85 79 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.12% 39.70% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 62
Average daily rate £411 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.51% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.20 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% +13.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) VMware