The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.41% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
206 97 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.39% 43.30% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 48 96
Average daily rate £331 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £21.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 - £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cognos
East of England

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 23 July 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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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
Luton - - - -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (25.00%) VBA

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Report Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe