The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Surrey 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 78 76 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 12 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.83% 0.55% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 1.10% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate £350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +44.73%
Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
775 638 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 53.82% 50.20% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 300 457
Average daily rate £350 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £152 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 33 44
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 2 £350 -
Woking - 2 - -
Caterham - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 12 (46.15%) SAP
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) ERP
4 7 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (26.92%) Hyperion
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (26.92%) Business Objects
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (26.92%) Change Management
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
6 4 (15.38%) Capacity Management
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Toad
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (15.38%) Informatica
6 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) UNIX
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) MDX
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (11.54%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (7.69%) MS Access
6 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Toad
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
1 7 (26.92%) Change Manager
1 7 (26.92%) Cognos Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Report Developer
3 4 (15.38%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) DBA Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Cognos Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Database Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ERP
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) Business Objects
3 7 (26.92%) Hyperion
4 4 (15.38%) Informatica
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) Teradata
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards