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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 123 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Cognos 25 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 0.99% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 15
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£425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £280 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £528 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+56.09% +53.55%
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
1681 1311 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.80% 43.35% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 650 473
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 111 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cheshire - 10 £439 - 1
Merseyside -10 6 £365 +26.95% 1
Lancashire +8 4 £475 -10.20%
Manchester -11 2 £450 +28.57% 6
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (62.00%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 18 (36.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (28.00%) Cognos Report Studio
8 12 (24.00%) Cognos Transformer
8 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.00%) Data Structures
12 8 (16.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 8 (16.00%) Data Transformation
12 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
13 7 (14.00%) Cognos TM1
13 7 (14.00%) .NET
14 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
14 6 (12.00%) Cognos Event Studio
15 5 (10.00%) Cognos Query Studio
15 5 (10.00%) Oracle
15 5 (10.00%) MS Office
15 5 (10.00%) VB
15 5 (10.00%) CRM
15 5 (10.00%) DTS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (28.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 12 (24.00%) Cognos Transformer
4 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (16.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (12.00%) Cognos Event Studio
8 5 (10.00%) Cognos Query Studio
8 5 (10.00%) DTS
9 4 (8.00%) Cognos Powerplay
9 4 (8.00%) ActiveReports
10 3 (6.00%) QlikView
11 2 (4.00%) Cognos Impromptu
11 2 (4.00%) ReportNet
12 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
12 1 (2.00%) Big Data
12 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.00%) ERwin
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Developer
2 23 (46.00%) Cognos Developer
3 17 (34.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Cognos BI Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Business Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Report Developer
9 3 (6.00%) MI Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Data Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (4.00%) TM1 Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 1 (2.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.00%) MDX
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.00%) Data Transformation
3 6 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (10.00%) CRM
4 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) ETL
5 4 (8.00%) DSDM
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (6.00%) Coaching
7 2 (4.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.00%) Analytics
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) VB
3 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) CODA
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
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