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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 35 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.72% - 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 5.82% - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £70.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.48 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+214.73% -36.45%
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
189 82 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.67% 31.18% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 32 62
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £399 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 15
Average hourly rate £28.83 £18.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.16% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.03 £22.00 £29.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (75.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
7 5 (31.25%) Analytics
8 4 (25.00%) Business Transformation
8 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
8 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (25.00%) DSDM
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) IBM
9 3 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (12.50%) Marketing
10 2 (12.50%) Time Management
10 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 2 (12.50%) Cognos Query Studio
10 2 (12.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 10 (62.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (12.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
1 10 (62.50%) Cognos Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Cognos BI Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Lead Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) DSDM
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle