Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 84 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.81% 1.19% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 2.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
East of England median daily rate £410 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -18.00% +25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £57.50 -
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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 651 844 737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 48.22% 52.85% 48.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 469 363
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -0.74% +7.47%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £208
90th Percentile £579 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 75 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.32 £16.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.17% +4.01% +11.02%
10th Percentile £10.57 £12.25 £12.85
90th Percentile £51.25 £44.35 £46.05
East of England median hourly rate £16.35 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.82% +3.03% -

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 19 October 2019. 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 -15 10 £405 -19.00%
Hitchin - 1 £325 -
Cognos
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (72.73%) Power BI
2 8 (72.73%) Power Platform
3 7 (63.64%) Visualisation
3 7 (63.64%) AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Data Visualisation
3 7 (63.64%) Tableau
3 7 (63.64%) ETL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) OLAP
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) Informatica
6 4 (36.36%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (36.36%) SAP
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Law
8 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (18.18%) ERP

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Power Platform
2 7 (63.64%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Power BI
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (54.55%) OLAP
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Essbase
5 1 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Data Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Financial Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Data Visualisation
2 7 (63.64%) ETL
2 7 (63.64%) Visualisation
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
6 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Tableau
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Informatica
4 4 (36.36%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Ariba
5 2 (18.18%) IBM