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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 39 38
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.61% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.73% 4.86%
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 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £69.07 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-66.70% -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 Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 161 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.60% 43.28% 41.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 92 115
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 36 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (85.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Developer
3 2 (28.57%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft