The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.66% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
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% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
181 122 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.52% 42.51% 54.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 91 161
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
Average hourly rate £15.30 £15.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.05 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £173.50 £22.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Swindon region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Cognos
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Hyperion
1 3 (75.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Hyperion