The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
South East / Surrey
Rank 81 94 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.35% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.12% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £369 £494 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.31% +34.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £475 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £538 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.82% +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 Surrey.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 606 714 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 52.74% 56.00% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 439 364
Median daily rate £435 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 68 29
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +173.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Surrey

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Surrey

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 6 (60.00%) Informatica
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (50.00%) Korn
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (50.00%) ETL Development
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) FileNet
7 1 (10.00%) Teradata
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
7 1 (10.00%) Content Management
7 1 (10.00%) Information Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) FileNet
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) DB2
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (10.00%) Power BI
6 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 4 (40.00%) ETL Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) TM1 Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Principal Data Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Principal Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WSDL
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Korn
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Informatica
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Netezza
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata