The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 95 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £513 £495 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% +23.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-71.40% -1.32%

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
612 714 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.24% 36.41% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 428 427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 18
Median hourly rate £10.31 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.51% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.61 £45.50 £14.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Leeds +14 4 £513 +3.53%
Cognos
Yorkshire

Cognos
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
6 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 4 (30.77%) Business Transformation
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (23.08%) Planning and Forecasting
8 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
9 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (7.69%) C
9 1 (7.69%) Cognos Planning

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) TM1 Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) TM1 Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) TM1 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Business Transformation
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (23.08%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft