The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 32 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.73% - 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 5.59% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -36.45%
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
161 154 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 48.79% 43.50% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 66 49
Average daily rate £338 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.47 £8.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £35.00 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Teradata
2 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Business Objects
3 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (33.33%) SAS
4 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) DataStage
5 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (25.00%) ERP
5 3 (25.00%) FMCG
6 2 (16.67%) Infor
6 2 (16.67%) Statistics
6 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Lotus
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) PBX

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) PBX
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) DataStage
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Business Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Teradata Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Teradata Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modeller
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) FMCG
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Teradata
2 5 (41.67%) Business Objects
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Infor
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle