The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Hertfordshire 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 62 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.65% 0.16% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.37% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 10
Average daily rate £235 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +23.68%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
424 270 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.85% 42.39% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 114 165
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £234 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £463 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 34
Average hourly rate £23.86 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.31% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Cognos
East of England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) ActiveReports
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveReports
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Cognos Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Report Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Report Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Report Writer
4 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM