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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 121 117 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.095% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.23% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £483 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
Cognos
Yorkshire

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
720 860 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.52% 40.68% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 542 408
Median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 35
Median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £12.11 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £45.00 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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
Leeds +1 4 £483 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Cognos
Yorkshire

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 9 (75.00%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) QlikView
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VBA
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
6 1 (8.33%) Power BI
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

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 9 (75.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (16.67%) QlikView
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) TM1 Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (33.33%) TM1 Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) TM1 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 5 (41.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Tableau