The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 1 July 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 83 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Cognos 13 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.02% 1.01% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 2.10% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Median daily rate £525 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
Cognos
South East

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

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
666 619 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 52.48% 47.87% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 352 351
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 34
Median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 2 £475 -
Weybridge - 2 £375 - 1
Camberley - 1 - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) Analytics
4 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (39.13%) SAS
6 7 (30.43%) SAP
6 7 (30.43%) Cognos TM1
6 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) Cognos Planning
7 6 (26.09%) Tableau
7 6 (26.09%) Hyperion
7 6 (26.09%) IBM
8 5 (21.74%) ACCA
8 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 5 (21.74%) CIMA
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
8 5 (21.74%) Anaplan
8 5 (21.74%) Spotfire
8 5 (21.74%) QlikView
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (21.74%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (21.74%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (21.74%) Statistics
8 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
9 4 (17.39%) Data Quality

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Cognos Planning
1 7 (30.43%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (21.74%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (21.74%) QlikView
2 5 (21.74%) Spotfire
3 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (13.04%) DataStage
3 3 (13.04%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (13.04%) QualityStage
3 3 (13.04%) SAS EBI
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (4.35%) DTS
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.35%) ReportNet
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Data Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Architect
7 3 (13.04%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Report Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) SAS Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Consultant
8 2 (8.70%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Statistics
2 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) MVS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (43.48%) Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
4 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (21.74%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Process Management
7 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.70%) Release Management
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ACCA
1 5 (21.74%) CIMA
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) SAP
3 6 (26.09%) Hyperion
3 6 (26.09%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) Tableau
4 5 (21.74%) Anaplan
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (8.70%) Planview