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 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 229 224
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 22 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.94% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 24
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.71% +3.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £338 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £575 £493
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 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 3827 4353 4417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.35% 48.40% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2131 2551 2414
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 218 228
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
West Sussex +15 8 £440 +17.33% 1
Surrey -2 6 £381 -19.73%
East Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire +19 2 £365 +8.14% 1
Kent -6 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £425 - 1
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 31 (56.36%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (52.73%) Finance
3 21 (38.18%) Oracle
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 17 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (27.27%) Informatica
6 15 (27.27%) ETL
7 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
9 9 (16.36%) Solaris
9 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
9 9 (16.36%) ETL Development
9 9 (16.36%) Korn
9 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (14.55%) Degree
10 8 (14.55%) Tableau
10 8 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (14.55%) Eclipse
10 8 (14.55%) Maximo
11 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.73%) Power BI
12 6 (10.91%) PMO
12 6 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (10.91%) QA
12 6 (10.91%) ERP

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 4 (7.27%) SAS
2 3 (5.45%) FileNet
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Maximo
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.45%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (3.64%) Changepoint
4 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (3.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (3.64%) Primavera
4 2 (3.64%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (1.82%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.82%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
3 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (12.73%) Power BI
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.09%) MS Access
7 4 (7.27%) DB2
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (5.45%) QlikView
8 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.64%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (3.64%) Data Mart
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (3.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.45%) ERwin
2 3 (5.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.64%) Advertising
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Maximo Specialist
3 8 (14.55%) Report Specialist
4 7 (12.73%) ETL Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Business Information Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Cognos Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Information Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Report Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Informatica ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) REST
2 3 (5.45%) SOAP
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) WSDL
2 3 (5.45%) XML Messaging
2 3 (5.45%) XSD
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.82%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Solaris
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (27.27%) ETL
3 9 (16.36%) ETL Development
3 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.91%) ERP
6 5 (9.09%) Analytics
7 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.27%) CRM
7 4 (7.27%) Data Ingestion
7 4 (7.27%) Data Security
7 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.27%) Line Management
7 4 (7.27%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
7 4 (7.27%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) PLM
8 3 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) Korn
2 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.27%) VBA
4 2 (3.64%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.27%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ACCA
4 2 (3.64%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) PMO
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) Informatica
3 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.55%) Tableau
5 6 (10.91%) IBM
5 6 (10.91%) SAP
6 4 (7.27%) Hyperion
6 4 (7.27%) Netezza
6 4 (7.27%) Teradata
7 3 (5.45%) JD Edwards
8 2 (3.64%) Adobe
8 2 (3.64%) Epicor
8 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.82%) Google
9 1 (1.82%) IFS
9 1 (1.82%) Infor
9 1 (1.82%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.82%) Omniture
9 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.82%) Tealeaf
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