The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.29% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
Cognos
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 128 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.85% 37.10% 47.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 77
Average daily rate £290 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £81 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) ResourceLink
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ReportNet
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ResourceLink
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft