The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 65 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.18% 0.26% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.66% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £425 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +56.09%
Cognos
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
248 302 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.76% 39.02% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 183 180
Median daily rate £355 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.70 £11.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.73% +23.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £18.00 £13.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 1 £425 +30.76%
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB