Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 80 68
Rank change year-on-year -13 -12 +27
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 1 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.38% 0.12% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.19% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 27
Essex median daily rate - £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.58% -11.43%
East of England median daily rate £354 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -16.76% +9.68% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.06 - £21.25

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 401 526 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 50.57% 60.67% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 293 274
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £221 £226
90th Percentile £600 £504 £525
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.60% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 98 78
Essex median hourly rate £16.47 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.34% - +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.53 £42.84 £41.13
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MOLAP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Query Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Connection
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Event Studio

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 3 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Connection
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Event Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Query Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) MOLAP
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM