Period
to 20 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cognos
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 65 58
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 -9
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.72% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 0.92% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 - £225
10th Percentile £381 - £213
90th Percentile £413 - £238
East of England median daily rate £500 £354 £425
% change year-on-year +41.34% -16.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £57.50 £16.06 -
% change year-on-year +258.03% - -

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bedfordshire.

All Vendors
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 242 325 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 43.68% 47.65% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 199 188
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £200 £130 £200
90th Percentile £584 £564 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £407 £375
% change year-on-year +4.36% +8.60% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.38 £11.84 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.75% -8.92% -59.41%
10th Percentile £13.79 £9.39 £10.04
90th Percentile £27.35 £35.31 £38.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £16.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.95% -0.42% -19.51%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Bedfordshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL