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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 46 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.24% 0.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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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
173 180 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 41.29% 42.15% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 129 131
Average daily rate £380 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 12
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Report Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau