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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 72 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Cognos 14 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.12% 0.58% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 1.12% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+56.09% +53.55%
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
616 717 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 49.12% 52.22% 51.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 373 283
Average daily rate £390 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 46
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.91 £28.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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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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
Cobham - 2 £325 -
Woking - 2 £325 -
Dorking - 1 £375 - 1
Guildford - 1 £375 -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 15 (60.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 14 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (36.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 9 (36.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) MS Office
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (20.00%) Analytics
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) CRM
9 4 (16.00%) IBM
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Toad
9 4 (16.00%) Cognos Transformer
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (16.00%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (12.00%) Use Case
10 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.00%) ERP
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.00%) Retail
10 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) SPSS
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (4.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
1 2 (8.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (36.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.00%) Cognos Transformer
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (4.00%) QlikView
9 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.00%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (4.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (4.00%) Cognos Event Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Toad
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
1 11 (44.00%) Cognos Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Report Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Report Manager
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Report Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Cognos Analyst Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Cognos Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Market Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Economics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Solaris
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (16.00%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Use Case
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (8.00%) Veritas File System
1 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) Sun
4 2 (8.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) Veritas
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat