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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 44 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.15% - 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% - 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £82.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 - £32.50
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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
194 65 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.50% 40.88% 52.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 29 108
Average daily rate £345 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Business Transformation
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Lead Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (11.11%) TM1 Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Business Transformation
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) ESRI
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects