The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cognos
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 69 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.59% 0.23% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 0.59% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £468 £345 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.50% -0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £345 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £345 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £20.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -21.65% -24.77%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 366 338 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 43.21% 39.53% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 430 348
Median daily rate £388 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £245 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 20
Median hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.00% -39.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £10.25 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.68 £55.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Bristol

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) C-shell
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) FCoE
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Samba
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Maximo

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) iPlanet
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (14.29%) Maximo
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) FCoE
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Maximo Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Maximo Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) SUSE
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) C-shell
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Opsware
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) PlateSpin
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas
1 1 (14.29%) VMware