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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 53 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.40% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £460 £294 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.59% -34.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
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
314 430 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.61% 53.95% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 208 140
Median daily rate £420 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 32
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 2 £460 -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Windchill
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) IBM

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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Windchill
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe