The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.57% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £206 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +44.73%
Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 60 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.39% 26.43% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 75
Average daily rate £390 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.75 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.50 £26.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Cognos
East Midlands

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Northampton - - - -
Cognos
East Midlands

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) ReportNet
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) DTS
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) ReportNet
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) IVR
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata