The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 89 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.31% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
Cognos
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
534 250 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 54.66% 43.48% 53.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 148 203
Average daily rate £290 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £248 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 5
Average hourly rate £28.00 £12.36 £11.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.62% +8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £9.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.50 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Tyne and Wear region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 3 £500 -
Cognos
North East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) OpenView
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) BEA
1 3 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 3 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Grid Computing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 2 (66.67%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (100.00%) OpenView
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) BEA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Opsware
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas