The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -2.12%
Cognos
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 35.95% 16.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 15
Average daily rate £350 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Cognos
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 2 (100.00%) OLAP
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (50.00%) Applix
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) OLAP
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Applix
1 1 (50.00%) IBM