The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 35 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.71% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 3.41% 0.68% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
176 147 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 50.29% 42.86% 55.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 70
Average daily rate £302 £360 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £241 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cognos
Yorkshire

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 5 £400 -
Cognos
Yorkshire

Cognos
Top 12 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) EAI
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Cognos Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle