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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / East of England
Rank 124 105 110
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 1.67% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 8
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £40.00
% change year-on-year -76.11% +72.67%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 977 1136 1307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.55% 46.85% 50.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 648 718
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 115
Median hourly rate £19.45 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £57.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Cognos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £400 -3.03% 1
Hertfordshire -4 1 - - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Tableau
4 3 (30.00%) Red Box
4 3 (30.00%) Mitel
4 3 (30.00%) SQLPlus
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) HFM
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
6 1 (10.00%) PMO

Cognos
Top Related 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 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) HFM
1 1 (10.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Kafka
1 1 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
3 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Mitel
2 3 (30.00%) Red Box
2 3 (30.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (10.00%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft