Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 183 167
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 26 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.24% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 0.53% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 17
East of England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £220 £268 £198
90th Percentile £600 £558 £471
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
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 £37.50 £34.28 £20.50
% change year-on-year +9.39% +67.22% -3.82%

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 2,312 2,090 2,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.10% 44.73% 48.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,323 1,199 1,348
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 128 198
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.40 £9.31
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.23 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.16% -0.71%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 £500 -
Bedfordshire -2 5 £400 -15.79% 2
Suffolk - 2 £575 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (42.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) IBM
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Hyperion
6 7 (26.92%) Performance Management
6 7 (26.92%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (19.23%) ERP
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (15.38%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (15.38%) Data Flow Diagram
8 4 (15.38%) Data Mapping
8 4 (15.38%) Use Case
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
9 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (11.54%) Data Architecture
9 3 (11.54%) Retail
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (11.54%) ETL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) DataStage
3 2 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Looker
3 2 (7.69%) QualityStage
3 2 (7.69%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (11.54%) ERP Manager
5 3 (11.54%) ERP Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Finance Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Finance Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) TM1 Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Business Finance Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Finance Systems Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (42.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Management
5 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 5 (19.23%) ERP
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (15.38%) Data Mapping
6 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 4 (15.38%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) Data Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (7.69%) Data Lineage
8 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
8 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management
8 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) R
4 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) IBM
2 7 (26.92%) Hyperion
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (7.69%) Netezza
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Anaplan
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau