Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 175 140
Rank change year-on-year -7 -35 +34
Contract jobs citing Cognos 21 23 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.48% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.97% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 47
East of England median daily rate £354 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.76% +9.68% +13.97%
10th Percentile £292 £174 £204
90th Percentile £443 £463 £500
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £16.06 - £21.25
10th Percentile £15.53 - £20.13
90th Percentile £16.59 - £23.38
England median hourly rate £57.50 £64.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -10.85% +196.55% -8.42%

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 2307 2378 2736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.57% 49.18% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1319 1499
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -6.25% +9.22%
10th Percentile £192 £206 £200
90th Percentile £575 £525 £575
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 185 283
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.05 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 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 21 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
Cambridgeshire -10 12 £354 +41.50%
Essex -8 3 - -
Hertfordshire -8 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire -11 3 - - 1
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) IBM
3 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (42.86%) Cognos Report Studio
5 9 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (33.33%) ResourceLink
8 6 (28.57%) Northgate
8 6 (28.57%) NGA Human Resources
8 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (19.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (19.05%) Analytics
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (14.29%) MOLAP
11 3 (14.29%) OLAP
11 3 (14.29%) ETL
11 3 (14.29%) Financial Modelling

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 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) ResourceLink
2 4 (19.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 9 (42.86%) Cognos Report Studio
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos Connection
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos Event Studio
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (14.29%) MOLAP
6 3 (14.29%) OLAP
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (9.52%) Power BI
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Cognos Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.76%) HR Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Payroll Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Unix Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) MDX
1 2 (9.52%) REST
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
5 2 (9.52%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) NGA Human Resources
3 6 (28.57%) Northgate
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) SAP