The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.77% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
89 79 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 55.97% 36.41% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 65 19
Average daily rate £375 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Luton region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Luton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 7 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) OLAP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (42.86%) Tableau
4 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Infor M3
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Movex
5 2 (28.57%) Lawson
5 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (28.57%) VBA
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (28.57%) Lawson
2 2 (28.57%) Movex
2 2 (28.57%) Infor M3
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) OLAP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle