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 25 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 107 113
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.46% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £385 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.00%  
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 Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 980 1079 1013
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 55.78% 54.97% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 667 625
Median daily rate £414 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 64 69
Median hourly rate £14.00 £35.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.56% +136.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Life Science
3 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) Economics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Star Schema
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (40.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation

Cognos
Co-occurring 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 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos BI Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Data Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Economics
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Release Management
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) SAP