Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 86 81
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +15
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.55% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.36% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £203 - £400
10th Percentile £139 - £330
90th Percentile £330 - £475
East of England median daily rate £413 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +24.14%
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 757 552 676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.03% 44.55% 49.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 292 326
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.19% +4.38%
10th Percentile £180 £163 £260
90th Percentile £550 £552 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 38 43
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.33% +1.01%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £8.05
90th Percentile £46.25 £43.98 £35.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -19.51%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 27 May 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
Hatfield - 4 £165 -
Hemel Hempstead -12 1 £225 -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Cognos
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (25.00%) Jupyter
3 2 (25.00%) Looker
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (12.50%) GDPR
4 1 (12.50%) Price Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Active Listening
4 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) VBA

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Looker
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Report Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Active Listening
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
2 1 (12.50%) Price Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) R
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) CDISC
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau