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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 35 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.09% 0.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
172 206 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.91% 41.62% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 131 48
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 0
Average hourly rate £38.38 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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
Luton - 6 £575 -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) SQL
1 13 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) ETL
3 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (29.41%) Retail
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (23.53%) QlikView
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) OLAP
7 4 (23.53%) ERP
8 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
8 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (17.65%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (17.65%) CorVu
8 3 (17.65%) Tableau
9 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (11.76%) Infor M3

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (11.76%) Lawson
2 2 (11.76%) Movex
2 2 (11.76%) Infor M3
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (35.29%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (23.53%) QlikView
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) OLAP
5 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (17.65%) CorVu
5 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.76%) Big Data
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.88%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) ETL Development
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Hyperion