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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank - 43 55
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 2.17% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.88% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 10
Median daily rate - £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £82.00
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
331 361 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.88% 55.97% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 172 245
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +37.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £7.62 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £36.00 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
2 1 (33.33%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) AAT
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO