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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 90 81 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.16% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.39% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.92% +53.55%
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
712 512 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.66% 41.46% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 274 212
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 35
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
4 4 (44.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) ETL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (22.22%) ResourceLink
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (22.22%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Report Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Report Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
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