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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 94 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 1.04% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£410 £433 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £420 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £525 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.31% -
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
759 675 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 50.17% 50.94% 53.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 404 344
Average daily rate £360 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 25 45
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £22.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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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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
Egham - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (71.43%) Cognos Report Studio
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
5 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos Report Studio
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft