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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 67 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.42% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 1.15% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
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% -
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
279 260 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.05% 45.22% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 133 93
Average daily rate £331 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 7
Average hourly rate £20.85 £18.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% +14.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £13.52 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £19.14 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 October 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 -1 11 £325 - 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) Change Control
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
8 5 (35.71%) ETL
8 5 (35.71%) DTS
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
9 4 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (28.57%) Star Schema
9 4 (28.57%) Cognos Powerplay
9 4 (28.57%) VB
9 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (28.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 4 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (28.57%) Cognos Transformer
10 3 (21.43%) MS Office
10 3 (21.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (21.43%) Data Mart
11 2 (14.29%) SAP
12 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) DTS
6 4 (28.57%) Star Schema
6 4 (28.57%) Cognos Powerplay
6 4 (28.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (28.57%) Cognos Transformer
7 3 (21.43%) Data Mart
8 1 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (7.14%) Big Data
8 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
8 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Change Control
3 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau
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