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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 126 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs citing Cognos 30 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.38% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 0.87% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £340 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -16.36%
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
1788 1375 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.27% 43.43% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 643 507
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £40.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 - 8 £425 - 1
Merseyside -17 7 £365 +12.30% 1
Manchester -5 6 £325 -7.14% 3
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (67.12%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (49.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 28 (38.36%) Security Cleared
3 28 (38.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 27 (36.99%) SQL
5 20 (27.40%) Cognos Report Studio
6 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
7 16 (21.92%) Finance
8 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
8 14 (19.18%) Cognos Transformer
9 13 (17.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 13 (17.81%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.70%) Cognos TM1
12 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
12 9 (12.33%) Oracle
13 7 (9.59%) Cognos Query Studio
14 6 (8.22%) Data Transformation
14 6 (8.22%) Cognos Event Studio
14 6 (8.22%) Data Structures
14 6 (8.22%) Project Management
14 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (8.22%) Kimball Methodology
15 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
15 5 (6.85%) TDD

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.74%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.74%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) SPSS
4 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (49.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (13.70%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.37%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.37%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 20 (27.40%) Cognos Report Studio
3 14 (19.18%) Cognos Transformer
3 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
4 13 (17.81%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (17.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 7 (9.59%) Cognos Query Studio
6 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (8.22%) Cognos Event Studio
6 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.48%) Cognos Powerplay
7 4 (5.48%) QlikView
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (5.48%) ActiveReports
8 3 (4.11%) DTS
9 2 (2.74%) OLAP
9 2 (2.74%) ReportNet
9 2 (2.74%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.74%) ERwin
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (71.23%) Developer
2 45 (61.64%) Cognos Developer
3 27 (36.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 20 (27.40%) Cognos BI Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Business Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) TM1 Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Cognos Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Report Developer
10 3 (4.11%) MI Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Consultant
11 2 (2.74%) Data Architect
11 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.74%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Data Structures
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.22%) Project Management
4 6 (8.22%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (8.22%) Data Transformation
5 5 (6.85%) CRM
5 5 (6.85%) TDD
5 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.48%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (5.48%) DSDM
6 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.48%) ETL
6 4 (5.48%) Analytics
7 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Data Architecture
8 2 (2.74%) Time Management
8 2 (2.74%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (2.74%) Multidimensional Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
2 4 (5.48%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) VBA
3 2 (2.74%) VB
4 1 (1.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) Teradata
4 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
5 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.37%) CODA
5 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.37%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.37%) Tableau
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