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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 93 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Cognos 14 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £406 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +22.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £53.50
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
766 777 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.75% 41.29% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 406 359
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £21.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) SAP
3 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (56.25%) ETL
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (56.25%) ETL Development
4 8 (50.00%) System Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
8 1 (6.25%) Advertising

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 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Developer
3 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (56.25%) Cognos Developer
4 8 (50.00%) Cognos BI Developer
4 8 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 7 (43.75%) SAP BI Developer
5 7 (43.75%) SAP Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) TM1 Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (56.25%) ETL
2 9 (56.25%) ETL Development
3 8 (50.00%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft