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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 39 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% - 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% - 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £398
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-34.92% +57.50%
Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
117 91 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.50% 34.87% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 44 66
Average daily rate £400 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £241 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +169.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £20.20 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) IVR
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveReports
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveReports
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Metric Studio
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IVR
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence