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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 39 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.36% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.57% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
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 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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
106 127 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.41% 42.05% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 43
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) PROIV
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) PROIV
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle