Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 107 137
Rank change year-on-year -22 +30 -15
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.29% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.63% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% - -
South East median daily rate £425 £338 £413
% change year-on-year +25.93% -18.18% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £23.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £23.00 -

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1043 800 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.12% 46.19% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 420 539
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £201 £229 £207
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 41 48
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £10.80 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.72% -32.20% +27.44%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.10 £27.25 £30.15
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.43% -12.84% +19.35%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Buckinghamshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Buckinghamshire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Buckinghamshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 9 £400 -
Cognos
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) OLAP
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) DSDM
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Epicor
4 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Power BI
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) Retail

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) OLAP
2 3 (33.33%) Power BI
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Report Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Writer
4 1 (11.11%) SSRS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) DSDM
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) Tcl
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Epicor
2 3 (33.33%) SAP