Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 182 172
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -20
Contract jobs citing Cognos 17 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.51% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.13% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £393 £299 £345
90th Percentile £545 £443 £468
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 -
England median hourly rate £34.06 £37.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -9.17% +89.87% -71.41%

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 2,160 2,127 2,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 48.21% 45.02% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,246 1,200 1,179
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £210
90th Percentile £575 £595 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 138 174
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -7.04% -15.99%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.11% -0.11% -2.78%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +10 7 £513 -
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £500 +41.34%
Bedfordshire +5 2 £393 -7.65%
Essex -21 1 £450 -
Suffolk - 1 £400 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 14 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (41.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (35.29%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (29.41%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (29.41%) Tableau
4 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) Spotfire
4 5 (29.41%) QlikView
4 5 (29.41%) Publishing
4 5 (29.41%) Validation
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
6 3 (17.65%) Life Science
6 3 (17.65%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (17.65%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) ERP

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 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (5.88%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Cognos Report Studio
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) QlikView
2 5 (29.41%) Spotfire
3 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Publishing
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Cognos Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) ERP Manager
5 2 (11.76%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Finance Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Finance Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Finance Systems Manager
6 1 (5.88%) HR Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) HR Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) TM1 Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
3 3 (17.65%) Life Science
3 3 (17.65%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Dashboard Development
2 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Tableau
2 2 (11.76%) Hyperion
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Anaplan
3 1 (5.88%) SAP