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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 87 63 91
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 1.17% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 2.56% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-24.60% -
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
574 547 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.52% 45.77% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 251 247
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 68
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
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 29 August 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
Stockport - - - - 3
Cognos
North West

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (25.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (25.00%) CODA
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards