The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 42 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.27% - 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
Cognos
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 96 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 31.89% 32.99% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 57
Average daily rate £400 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £240 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £498 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - - - -
Cognos
East Midlands

Cognos
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveReports
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Metric Studio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveReports
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Metric Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence