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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 34 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.59% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.79% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
139 168 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.12% 44.09% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 136 74
Average daily rate £450 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 14
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) ResourceLink
2 2 (40.00%) Northgate
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) NGA Human Resources
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Powerplay
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) HR Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Northgate
2 1 (20.00%) NGA Human Resources