The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 76 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 14 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.26% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 0.57% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Average daily rate
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£333 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £455
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 £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
Cognos
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
627 526 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.53% 45.00% 49.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 271 296
Average daily rate £350 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.32 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Manchester region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - - - -
Cognos
North West

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
4 7 (43.75%) Cognos Report Studio
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) IBM
8 3 (18.75%) ETL
9 2 (12.50%) MDX
9 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (12.50%) ERP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) PowerPivot
2 1 (6.25%) SPSS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (6.25%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (6.25%) WebTrends
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Cognos Report Studio
2 5 (31.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
3 4 (25.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (12.50%) OLAP
4 2 (12.50%) QlikView
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ERwin
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Cognos Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Cognos BI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) MDX
2 1 (6.25%) JDBC
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (12.50%) Change Control
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Coremetrics
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
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