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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 96 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +56.09%
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
789 673 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.26% 44.33% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 330 265
Median daily rate £378 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
5 1 (16.67%) MDX
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (16.67%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft