Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 191 196
Rank change year-on-year +30 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 35 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 0.50% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 15
South West median daily rate £600 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £447 £343 £318
90th Percentile £627 £488 £542
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £64.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -10.85% +196.55% -8.42%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2245 2405 2637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.59% 41.91% 40.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1518 1648
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £208
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 158 154
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +24.63%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.76
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the South West

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in the South West

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in the South West

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in the South West

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Bristol +20 34 £600 +20.00% 2
Gloucestershire +17 1 - - 1
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 28 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (62.86%) SC Cleared
3 17 (48.57%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (48.57%) Cognos TM1
4 15 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 13 (37.14%) IBM
6 11 (31.43%) Analytics
7 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (25.71%) SQL
9 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.14%) ETL
10 5 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (11.43%) Finance
11 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
12 3 (8.57%) Banking
13 2 (5.71%) Data Management
13 2 (5.71%) VBA
13 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (5.71%) Oracle
13 2 (5.71%) Tableau
13 2 (5.71%) Cognos Planning
13 2 (5.71%) Cognos Report Studio
13 2 (5.71%) Power BI
13 2 (5.71%) Performance Optimisation
14 1 (2.86%) KVM
14 1 (2.86%) Procure-to-Pay
14 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 1 (2.86%) Cognos Query Studio
14 1 (2.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.86%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Cognos TM1
2 15 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.71%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) FCoE
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) NAS
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) VLAN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.71%) Power BI
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.86%) HDInsight
4 1 (2.86%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) Cognos Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Architect
4 7 (20.00%) Analytics Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Applications Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Cognos Architect
5 6 (17.14%) Cognos BI Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Applications Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 5 (14.29%) TM1 Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.86%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) AIX
1 1 (2.86%) HPUX
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Solaris
1 1 (2.86%) SUSE
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (31.43%) Analytics
3 6 (17.14%) ETL
4 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (2.86%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (2.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.86%) Contract Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.86%) High Availability
6 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VBA
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) C-shell
3 1 (2.86%) Korn
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (62.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) KVM
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.86%) Samba
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) F5
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.86%) Opsware
3 1 (2.86%) PlateSpin
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Sun
3 1 (2.86%) Talend
3 1 (2.86%) Veritas
3 1 (2.86%) VMware