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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 61 44 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +33
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.02% 1.70% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 3.07% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£208 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
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
386 293 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.30% 55.28% 51.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 153 195
Average daily rate £350 £370 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.39 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
Rickmansworth - 3 £225 - 1
St Albans - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) OLAP
3 6 (42.86%) NHS
3 6 (42.86%) ETL
4 5 (35.71%) Informatica
4 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
5 4 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) SAS
6 3 (21.43%) OLTP
6 3 (21.43%) Base SAS
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (21.43%) SAS Macro
6 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Teradata
7 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
7 2 (14.29%) QlikView

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) OLAP
3 4 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (21.43%) OLTP
4 3 (21.43%) Base SAS
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
5 2 (14.29%) QlikView
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (14.29%) DataStage
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) MS Access
5 2 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SAS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Report Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Report Writer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) NHS
2 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) SAS Macro
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Informatica
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
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Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £390 per day
Posted: 9 days ago