The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 56 49
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.46% 0.41% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.83% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Median daily rate £394 £418 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.68% +28.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £412 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £424 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £20.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -21.65% -24.77%  

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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 218 240 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.46% 49.69% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 94 187
Median daily rate £500 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 66 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £40.00 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Essex

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Essex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in Essex

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Essex

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Colchester - 1 £238 -
Epping - 1 £550 -
Cognos
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) Alteryx

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Implementation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SSIS Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SSRS Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Alteryx
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau