The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 60 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.65% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+142.93% -40.12%
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
387 307 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 55.84% 46.44% 51.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 148 137
Average daily rate £338 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 40
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -21.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £40.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Cambridgeshire region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridge +5 1 - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmacovigilance
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cognos Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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