The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.72% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £146 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.31% -
Cognos
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
200 117 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.28% 42.24% 51.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 63 130
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Bedfordshire region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - - 2
Luton - - - - 1
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Report Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe