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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
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
458 424 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.34% 45.94% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 231 277
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 21
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Informatica
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP