The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 Cambridge 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 - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.01% -
As % of the Vendors category - 2.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
204 187 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.54% 47.22% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 77 101
Average daily rate £341 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.36% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £209 £165
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 22 21 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £49.30 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cognos
Cambridgeshire

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate
2 2 (50.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (25.00%) TM1 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle