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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 120 107 131
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs citing Cognos 12 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.91% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 1.97% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 2
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£438 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £211 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £468 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
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
1430 1321 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.95% 46.04% 48.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 577 727
Average daily rate £335 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 105 128
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +2 3 - - 2
Manchester -23 2 £350 - 3
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Cognos TM1
2 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) SAP
3 8 (32.00%) IBM
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Business Objects
4 6 (24.00%) ERP
4 6 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (24.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (20.00%) DSDM
5 5 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) NHS
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Retail
6 3 (12.00%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
7 2 (8.00%) CODA
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) QlikView
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) DTS
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Metric Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (16.00%) TM1 Developer
5 3 (12.00%) TM1 Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Junior
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Cognos Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.00%) MI Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Teradata Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Cognos BI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.00%) DSDM
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
1 8 (32.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.00%) CODA
4 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.00%) ESRI
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata
4 1 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
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