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 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 81 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.49% 1.26% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 2.39% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 8
Median daily rate £381 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.73% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £575 £450
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 Surrey.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 625 669 615
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 51.27% 52.59% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 442 354
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.56% +27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £52.17
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Surrey

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Surrey 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
Epsom - 2 - -
Cognos
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (90.91%) Informatica
2 9 (81.82%) Solaris
2 9 (81.82%) ETL
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Korn
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (81.82%) ETL Development
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Line Management
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (9.09%) Essbase
8 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (9.09%) SAP
8 1 (9.09%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

Cognos
Co-occurring 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 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (9.09%) Essbase
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) ETL Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (27.27%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 2 (18.18%) Cognos Developer
8 1 (9.09%) Administrator
8 1 (9.09%) Cognos Administrator
8 1 (9.09%) Essbase Administrator
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
8 1 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ETL
1 9 (81.82%) ETL Development
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Korn
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Informatica
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
2 1 (9.09%) SAP