The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / South East
Rank 207 238 226
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 33 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.60% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 20
Median daily rate £419 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £331 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £503 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -9.37% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3803 4523 4473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.18% 49.05% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 2686 2347
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 206 225
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.29 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in the South East

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in the South East

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in the South East

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +26 9 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 6 - -
Hampshire +14 5 £488 +8.33% 2
Surrey +7 5 £369 -25.31%
West Sussex +5 5 £513 +41.37% 1
Kent - 2 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 38 (57.58%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (39.39%) Finance
3 23 (34.85%) Oracle
4 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (28.79%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (27.27%) SQL
7 16 (24.24%) Analytics
8 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 13 (19.70%) Data Modelling
9 13 (19.70%) ETL
10 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (13.64%) Marketing
11 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 9 (13.64%) Degree
12 8 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
12 8 (12.12%) HTTP
12 8 (12.12%) Adobe
12 8 (12.12%) HTML
12 8 (12.12%) Linux
12 8 (12.12%) Informatica
12 8 (12.12%) Web Analytics
12 8 (12.12%) Data Management
12 8 (12.12%) Maximo
13 7 (10.61%) Cognos TM1
13 7 (10.61%) Hyperion
13 7 (10.61%) SAP
13 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.61%) Power BI
13 7 (10.61%) Tableau

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.52%) FileNet
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) Maximo
2 7 (10.61%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (9.09%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (3.03%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (1.52%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (1.52%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (1.52%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.61%) Power BI
4 7 (10.61%) QlikView
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (7.58%) MS Access
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (6.06%) DB2
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.55%) Spotfire
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.55%) Star Schema
9 2 (3.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) ERwin
3 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Marketing
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
4 5 (7.58%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Billing
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Cognos Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Consultant
4 8 (12.12%) Maximo Specialist
4 8 (12.12%) Report Specialist
4 8 (12.12%) Web Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) ETL Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Report Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Cognos BI Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) HTML
2 5 (7.58%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) SOAP
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) WSDL
3 2 (3.03%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) XSD
4 1 (1.52%) MDX
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) Velocity
4 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Life Science
4 2 (3.03%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.03%) SCADA
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (24.24%) Analytics
3 13 (19.70%) Data Modelling
3 13 (19.70%) ETL
4 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.12%) Data Management
5 8 (12.12%) Web Analytics
6 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 5 (7.58%) Behavioural Targeting
7 5 (7.58%) Cash Management
7 5 (7.58%) Customer Insight
7 5 (7.58%) Data Governance
7 5 (7.58%) ETL Development
7 5 (7.58%) Multivariate Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.58%) Tag Management
8 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ACCA
2 2 (3.03%) CIMA
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) PMO
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Adobe
2 8 (12.12%) Informatica
3 7 (10.61%) Hyperion
3 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 7 (10.61%) Tableau
4 6 (9.09%) IBM
4 6 (9.09%) Teradata
5 5 (7.58%) Google
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.06%) Netezza
7 3 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (3.03%) Mapinfo
8 2 (3.03%) Tealeaf
8 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.52%) IFS
9 1 (1.52%) Infor
9 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.52%) Talend