The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 66 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% - 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% - 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£190 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
324 255 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.06% 48.94% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 144 133
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.58 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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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
South Wales - 3 £190 -
West Wales - - - -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (28.57%) Intel
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
5 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) ARCserve
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) SAP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos BI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) TM1 Developer
4 2 (14.29%) TM1 Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Intel
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) SAP