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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 35 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.87% 2.07% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 4.57% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £225 £575 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.86% +130.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.65%
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
186 175 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 54.07% 45.22% 41.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 118 126
Median daily rate £400 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £152 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +53.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford - 2 £225 -
Luton -4 1 - -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Northgate
3 2 (33.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Tableau
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (33.33%) ResourceLink
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Planning Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Support
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Northgate
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau