The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 107 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.30% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £483 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
Cognos
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
536 657 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.78% 43.00% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 439 313
Median daily rate £400 £350 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 12
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £9.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £33.75 £18.40
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Leeds region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Leeds region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Cognos
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 9 (81.82%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VBA
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) QlikView
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (9.09%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Development

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) TM1 Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (36.36%) TM1 Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) TM1 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 5 (45.45%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP