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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 30 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.74% - 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £550 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
110 153 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 38.33% 37.23% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 74 28
Average daily rate £381 £365 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 12
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 £413 -
Cognos
East Midlands

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Essbase
2 3 (50.00%) HFM
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (50.00%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Controller
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Infor
2 3 (50.00%) SAP BPC
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos Controller
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (50.00%) HFM
1 3 (50.00%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 3 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (50.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Essbase
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
2 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Accountant
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Hyperion
1 3 (50.00%) Infor
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Tableau