The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 136 94 121
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +27
Contract jobs citing Cognos 10 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.88% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.98% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 0
Median daily rate £388 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.65%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1506 1063 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.60% 44.61% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 570 541
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 76 86
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £29.85 £34.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the West Midlands region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -12 3 £425 - 1
Coventry -17 2 £369 -18.05%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 20 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (36.67%) QlikView
3 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) IBM
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) ETL
5 7 (23.33%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (16.67%) Netezza
8 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.33%) Coaching
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.00%) SAP
9 3 (10.00%) Web Services
9 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.00%) SQL
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.00%) DataStage
9 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Tableau
9 3 (10.00%) Data Lineage
10 2 (6.67%) Roambi

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SPSS
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
1 2 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) QlikView
2 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 5 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.00%) DataStage
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data
6 2 (6.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (6.67%) Cognos Event Studio
6 2 (6.67%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (6.67%) QualityStage
6 2 (6.67%) Roambi
6 2 (6.67%) SAP BI
6 2 (6.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Report Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Report Writer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos BI Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) HR Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Economics
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (23.33%) Analytics
2 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 4 (13.33%) Coaching
3 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Lineage
4 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (6.67%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.67%) Line Management
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Netezza
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) Tableau
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe
5 2 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
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