The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 79 58 80
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 1.69% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 3.54% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
516 537 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.21% 47.65% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 251 264
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cognos
North West

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 25 July 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 - - - - 2
Cognos
North West

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos Query Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos Connection
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos Event Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) CODA
5 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
5 1 (14.29%) Agresso

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (14.29%) Agresso
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Query Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Report Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Connection
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Informatica
3 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 1 (14.29%) CODA
4 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 1 (14.29%) Jaspersoft