The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 152 125 113
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 17 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.36% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.79% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 11
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£450 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1849 1390 1270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.46% 45.38% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 722 561
Average daily rate £400 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 91 103
Average hourly rate £17.34 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Merseyside -2 8 £425 +41.66% 2
Manchester -16 4 £400 +14.28% 10
Lancashire -14 3 £450 +2.85%
Cheshire -14 2 £438 - 2
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (32.35%) Cognos Report Studio
3 11 (32.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 10 (29.41%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (26.47%) Data Transformation
6 8 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) UNIX
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (20.59%) Teradata
7 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (17.65%) ETL
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.65%) System Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.65%) Tableau
8 6 (17.65%) Cognos Transformer
9 5 (14.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (14.71%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 4 (11.76%) Cognos Event Studio
10 4 (11.76%) ActiveReports
10 4 (11.76%) .NET
10 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
10 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.82%) Microsoft

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (5.88%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.94%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Cognos Report Studio
1 11 (32.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 6 (17.65%) Cognos Transformer
6 5 (14.71%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (11.76%) Cognos Event Studio
7 4 (11.76%) ActiveReports
8 3 (8.82%) DTS
9 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.94%) Essbase
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.94%) Big Data
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.94%) Hyperion Smart View
9 1 (2.94%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (2.94%) QlikView
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 16 (47.06%) Developer
3 11 (32.35%) Cognos Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Teradata Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Report Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.88%) MI Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Cognos BI Developer
7 2 (5.88%) TM1 Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Report Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Insight Data Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) XBRL
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (26.47%) Data Transformation
3 8 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) System Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.65%) ETL
6 3 (8.82%) Coaching
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.94%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Network Management
8 1 (2.94%) Customer Insight
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CIMA
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Teradata
2 6 (17.65%) Tableau
2 6 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago