The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 37 44
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - 1.03% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.75% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.61%  
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 East Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 66 80 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 31.43% 27.49% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 62
Median daily rate £350 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -22.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £415 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £10.50 £18.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.24% -52.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in East Sussex