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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 80 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% 0.87% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 1.65% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +37.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £399
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-34.92% +57.50%
Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
653 668 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 51.22% 53.02% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 359 339
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 56
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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 30 July 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
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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
Egham - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) Informatica
4 4 (30.77%) Toad
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (23.08%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (23.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) MS Access
6 2 (15.38%) SAS
6 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SAP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (23.08%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (15.38%) MS Access
5 2 (15.38%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (7.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data
6 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
6 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Toad
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Report Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DBA Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Teradata