The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 31 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.53% 2.96% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 5.56% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
Cognos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 90 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 60.96% 53.25% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 22
Median daily rate £475 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £270 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Midlands region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Midlands region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Cognos
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Query Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Event Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Event Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Query Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Report Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Report Writer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Cognos Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM