The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 25 June 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 Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 40
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.35% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £525 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +90.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £20.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -21.65% -24.77%  

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 Northamptonshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 135 148 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 37.29% 39.05% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 101 91
Median daily rate £375 £420 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +0.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -31.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.50 £18.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Northamptonshire