Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 October 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 195 163
Rank change year-on-year +18 -32 -13
Contract jobs citing Cognos 27 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.53% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.89% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 12
East of England median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +7.94%
10th Percentile £379 £294 £179
90th Percentile £599 £475 £459
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £57.50 £16.06 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.03% - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +113.41% -5.22%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,427 2,248 2,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.28% 43.97% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,412 1,215 1,275
East of England median daily rate £425 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £181 £213 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 139 185
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.48 £10.55
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.15 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -2.86%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the East of England

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in the East of England

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in the East of England

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in the East of England

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +19 19 £500 -
Bedfordshire +7 4 £400 -15.79%
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £500 +41.34%
Suffolk - 1 £575 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 13 (48.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (33.33%) Hyperion
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 9 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (25.93%) IBM
5 7 (25.93%) ERP
6 6 (22.22%) Supplier Management
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
8 4 (14.81%) Data Mapping
8 4 (14.81%) Data Flow Diagram
8 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (14.81%) QlikView
8 4 (14.81%) Use Case
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (11.11%) Spotfire
9 3 (11.11%) jQuery
9 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) Publishing
9 3 (11.11%) Validation
9 3 (11.11%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (14.81%) QlikView
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) Spotfire
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) DataStage
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.70%) QualityStage
3 1 (3.70%) WebFOCUS
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Cognos Developer
5 5 (18.52%) ERP Manager
5 5 (18.52%) ERP Project Manager
5 5 (18.52%) Finance Manager
5 5 (18.52%) Finance Project Manager
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Finance Systems Manager
7 3 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) TM1 Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Business Finance Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) ERP Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) ERP Business Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Finance Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Life Science
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 7 (25.93%) ERP
5 6 (22.22%) Supplier Management
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (14.81%) Data Mapping
6 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Use Case
7 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (7.41%) ETL
8 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
9 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (3.70%) Time Management
9 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 7 (25.93%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (7.41%) Anaplan
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) Netezza