The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 28 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.

Cognos
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.18% - 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.17% +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 Oxfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 227 188 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.54% 37.90% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 150 169
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 45
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -42.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Infor CloudSuite

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (100.00%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (100.00%) Infor CloudSuite
1 1 (100.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP