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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 85 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Cognos 13 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.08% 0.35% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 0.76% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate £488 £371 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.31% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
664 658 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 55.10% 46.08% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 357 319
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 27 24
Average hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £12.28 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 £475 - 1
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 10 (66.67%) SAS
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) SAS EBI
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) Release Management
6 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (40.00%) NAS
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) MVS
6 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
7 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
8 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (20.00%) IBM
9 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
10 2 (13.33%) DataStage
10 2 (13.33%) QualityStage
10 2 (13.33%) ISEB
10 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (13.33%) SAS Certification
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (13.33%) MS Project
10 2 (13.33%) SQL

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (53.33%) SAS EBI
3 2 (13.33%) DataStage
3 2 (13.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (13.33%) QualityStage
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
4 1 (6.67%) DTS
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Essbase
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 8 (53.33%) SAS Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) MVS
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Release Management
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (13.33%) SAS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ACCA
2 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (6.67%) Planview
4 1 (6.67%) SAP