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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 43 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.24% 0.27% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
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 Northamptonshire region.

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
138 119 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.50% 32.60% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 72 46
Average daily rate £407 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £11.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.36% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.56 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Birst
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Balanced Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos TM1

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 TM1
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Controller
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (33.33%) Balanced Scorecard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Birst