Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 February 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 > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 94 74
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20 +3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.15% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.32% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate - - £400
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 811 619 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 53.08% 46.61% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 333 348
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £199 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 38 63
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.68 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.14% -30.95% +40.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £8.68
90th Percentile £47.25 £44.58 £40.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -7.89% +8.57%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Cognos
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) MDX
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) ETL Development
2 2 (40.00%) Power BI

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SSAS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) ETL Development
2 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) CDISC
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau