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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 46 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.68% - 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% - 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
Cognos
North West

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
214 165 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.42% 42.86% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 91 106
Median daily rate £388 £300 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £31.38 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 2 - - 1
Cognos
North West

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Concur
3 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
3 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Maconomy
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (42.86%) CODA
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
4 2 (28.57%) Military
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (28.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Cognos BI Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Cognos Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CODA
1 3 (42.86%) Concur
1 3 (42.86%) Maconomy
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow