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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 101 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.075% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.17% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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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
837 573 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.47% 43.12% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 336 240
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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
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 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (33.33%) ResourceLink
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (33.33%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Report Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Report Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
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