The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 65 65 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.37% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.77% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £263 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +56.09%
Cognos
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
393 392 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.84% 48.22% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 259 178
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 14
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £13.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £30.00 £27.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Birmingham region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Migration

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos BI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle