The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 58
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.85% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.19% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £20.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -21.65% -24.77%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 108 137 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 35.76% 38.92% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 148
Median daily rate £300 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +2.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Cognos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Cambridge

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Report Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle