Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 94 101
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 +10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 34 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.72% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 1.33% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 5
Bristol median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £447 £500 £365
90th Percentile £627 £500 £507
South West median daily rate £600 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 815 679 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.27% 39.87% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 462 453
Bristol median daily rate £375 £368 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +1.38% -4.61%
10th Percentile £210 £213 £163
90th Percentile £538 £514 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 33
Bristol median hourly rate £21.81 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +13.51% +10.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.89
90th Percentile £50.88 £43.75 £41.80
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +27.91% -15.69% +27.12%

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

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 28 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 22 (64.71%) SC Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
4 16 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (44.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 13 (38.24%) IBM
7 11 (32.35%) Analytics
8 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.65%) ETL
10 5 (14.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (11.76%) Finance
12 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
12 3 (8.82%) Banking
13 2 (5.88%) Cognos Planning
13 2 (5.88%) Cognos Report Studio
13 2 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
13 2 (5.88%) VBA
13 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (5.88%) Oracle
14 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
14 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
14 1 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (2.94%) Korn
14 1 (2.94%) VLAN
14 1 (2.94%) Requirements Management
14 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking

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 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.94%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
2 15 (44.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.88%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) FCoE
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
1 1 (2.94%) NAS
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) VLAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.94%) HDInsight
4 1 (2.94%) Power BI
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Architect
4 7 (20.59%) Analytics Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Applications Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Cognos Architect
5 6 (17.65%) Cognos BI Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Applications Architect
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 5 (14.71%) TM1 Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Data Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) AIX
1 1 (2.94%) HPUX
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Solaris
1 1 (2.94%) SUSE
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (32.35%) Analytics
3 6 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (2.94%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (2.94%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.94%) Contract Management
6 1 (2.94%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
6 1 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (2.94%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (2.94%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) C-shell
3 1 (2.94%) Korn
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 22 (64.71%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) KVM
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.94%) Samba
1 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) F5
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.94%) Opsware
3 1 (2.94%) PlateSpin
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Sun
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) Talend
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas
3 1 (2.94%) VMware