The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 44 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.53% 0.37% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.29% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 124 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.51% 45.59% 49.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 111
Average daily rate £333 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £227 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.56 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cognos
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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 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (77.78%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (66.67%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) DSDM
3 5 (55.56%) ERP
3 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (55.56%) Business Objects
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Local Government
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) NHS
6 1 (11.11%) GIS
6 1 (11.11%) ESRI

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (77.78%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Analyst
3 5 (55.56%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (33.33%) TM1 Developer
5 3 (33.33%) TM1 Analyst
6 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
7 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
7 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DSDM
1 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) ESRI