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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank - 60 68
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.31% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.54% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £475 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +102.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
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
360 370 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.28% 56.75% 55.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 183 176
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £23.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -37.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.89 £9.03 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 14 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle