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 3 months to 28 March 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 / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 60 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.15% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.30% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.17% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £40.00
% change year-on-year -76.11% +72.67%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 263 334 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 44.58% 48.62% 58.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 160 211
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.65% -8.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £7.89 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Conflict Management
1 1 (50.00%) PMO

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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Conflict Management
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle