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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 96 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% - 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £495 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
504 433 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.15% 38.76% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 297 237
Average daily rate £408 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveReports
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveReports
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) TM1 Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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