Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 295 312
Rank change year-on-year -38 +17 -33
Contract jobs citing Cognos 38 90 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 1.11% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 50
South East median daily rate £425 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -18.18% +4.43%
10th Percentile £331 £272 £313
90th Percentile £480 £498 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £23.00 -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £64.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -10.85% +196.55% +6.10%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8041 8100 9322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.16% 48.39% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4661 5205
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 406 439
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -39 19 £383 +17.69% 3
Berkshire -25 10 £383 +17.69% 3
Buckinghamshire -26 8 £425 +3.66%
Hampshire +16 7 £450 -21.74%
Surrey -23 5 £425 +7.94%
West Sussex -15 3 £406 -0.18% 1
East Sussex +1 2 - -
Kent -10 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (31.58%) Finance
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (23.68%) SAP
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) SAS
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (18.42%) Analytics
8 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) Tableau
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) ETL
8 6 (15.79%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (13.16%) ILOG
9 5 (13.16%) SPSS
9 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
9 5 (13.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (13.16%) Netcool
9 5 (13.16%) DB2
9 5 (13.16%) VBA
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Cognos TM1

Cognos
Co-occurring 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 7 (18.42%) SAS
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (13.16%) SPSS
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (7.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.89%) Maximo
3 2 (5.26%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (13.16%) DB2
4 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
4 5 (13.16%) Power BI
5 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (7.89%) OLAP
6 3 (7.89%) SAS EBI
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.26%) Big Data
7 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
7 2 (5.26%) MS Access
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.63%) DataStage
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.63%) QlikView
8 1 (2.63%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) PowerDesigner
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Cognos Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Report Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Business Developer
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Commercial Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SAS Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) MVS
3 1 (2.63%) OpenVMS
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) Analytics
3 6 (15.79%) ETL
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Actionable Insight
5 4 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (7.89%) DSDM
6 3 (7.89%) ERP
6 3 (7.89%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (7.89%) SDLC
6 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) VBA
3 3 (7.89%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) R
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Tcl
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.63%) ACCA
5 1 (2.63%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.26%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.63%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Netcool
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
1 9 (23.68%) SAP
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Tableau
4 5 (13.16%) ILOG
5 4 (10.53%) IBM
6 3 (7.89%) Epicor
7 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.63%) Informatica
7 1 (2.63%) Platfora
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.63%) Workday