The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 20 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 42 36
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.64% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.37% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £69.07 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
109 208 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.41% 48.60% 47.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 126 122
Median daily rate £450 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 49 10
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.39 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £63.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Cognos
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL