The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 31 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 Leicestershire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 39 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.65% 1.95% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 5.10% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £398
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-34.92% +57.50%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
137 98 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.34% 38.13% 52.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 37
Average daily rate £350 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £103 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £503 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Cognos
East Midlands

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Cognos
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MOLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) MOLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata