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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 78 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 16 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.11% 0.79% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 1.47% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate
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£348 £350 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -16.36%
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
686 815 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 47.77% 53.87% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 410 304
Average daily rate £370 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 30
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £14.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015. 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
Guildford - 2 £375 -
Leatherhead - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) SQL
1 11 (57.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (42.11%) Cognos Report Studio
4 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) CRM
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) IBM
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Use Case
8 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (10.53%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Logical Data Model

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (5.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Cognos Report Studio
3 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.53%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos Event Studio
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Toad
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Cognos Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Report Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Report Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Market Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Report Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Economics
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (10.53%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (5.26%) Veritas File System
1 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat