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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category - - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-71.40% -1.32%

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
10 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.93% 33.01% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 29
Median daily rate £290 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £311 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £419 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos TM1
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence