The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 52 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.74% 0.16% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 0.31% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £295 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.35% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £295 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £295 £360
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 £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
369 318 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.42% 49.69% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 162 179
Average daily rate £400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £176 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 28
Average hourly rate £15.29 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.56 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £34.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Watford - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (95.83%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (79.17%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
4 16 (66.67%) ETL
5 15 (62.50%) OLAP
5 15 (62.50%) Data Modelling
6 14 (58.33%) Data Integration
7 13 (54.17%) Informatica
7 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (41.67%) Dimensional Modelling
9 9 (37.50%) Base SAS
9 9 (37.50%) SAS
9 9 (37.50%) SAS Macro
9 9 (37.50%) Ab Initio
10 8 (33.33%) Finance
10 8 (33.33%) Banking
10 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (33.33%) Oracle
10 8 (33.33%) SQL
11 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (25.00%) OLTP
12 6 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (20.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 5 (20.83%) Retail
13 5 (20.83%) Teradata
13 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
14 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
14 4 (16.67%) IBM
14 4 (16.67%) DataStage

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (37.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
3 15 (62.50%) OLAP
4 9 (37.50%) Base SAS
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (25.00%) OLTP
7 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (16.67%) DataStage
7 4 (16.67%) MS Access
7 4 (16.67%) QlikView
7 4 (16.67%) MySQL
7 4 (16.67%) Data Mart
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (12.50%) Cognos Query Studio
8 3 (12.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 3 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
8 3 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) SAS Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Data Integration
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (66.67%) ETL
3 15 (62.50%) Data Modelling
4 13 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (41.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Management
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
8 1 (4.17%) Information Management
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SAS Macro
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
1 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Informatica
2 9 (37.50%) Ab Initio
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) Teradata
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) Retek
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