The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 April 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 61 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.16% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £434 £375
% change year-on-year -7.83% +15.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.00

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 Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 221 259 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 41.23% 41.51% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 143 174
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £522 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 37
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.90 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £51.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Cambridgeshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 2 - -
March - 1 £400 -
Cognos
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (33.33%) HDFS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Jaspersoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle