The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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
South East / Hampshire
Rank 111 121 111
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.27% 0.046% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.087% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  
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 Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 965 1150 958
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 52.53% 52.85% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 744 507
Median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 67
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.19 £50.00 £43.20
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Hampshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in Hampshire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Hampshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Hampshire 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
Havant - 2 £488 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Metric Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Economics
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Metric Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 2 (33.33%) Spotfire
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos BI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Economics
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) SAP