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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 101 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.21% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.53% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Median daily rate £394 £356 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £281 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £431 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-66.70% -1.32%

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
607 749 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.48% 38.85% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 387 339
Median daily rate £400 £363 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 45
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) ETL
4 8 (53.33%) SAP
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) ETL Development
6 6 (40.00%) System Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Northgate
9 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (6.67%) ResourceLink
9 1 (6.67%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) Advertising
9 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
9 1 (6.67%) Project Management
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle

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 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (6.67%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Cognos Developer
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Cognos BI Developer
3 6 (40.00%) SAP BI Developer
3 6 (40.00%) SAP Developer
3 6 (40.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) TM1 Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) TM1 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (53.33%) ETL
3 7 (46.67%) ETL Development
4 6 (40.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Northgate
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle