The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 33 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.32% - 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £53.50
Cognos
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
131 199 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.12% 41.63% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 129 105
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 45
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.36% -24.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £17.19 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SSRS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Mac OS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle