The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 108 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% - 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% - 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1042 1036 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.78% 46.29% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 531 568
Average daily rate £335 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 77 76
Average hourly rate £12.62 £23.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.42% +49.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.97 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 5 £420 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Informatica
3 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) QlikView
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Palantir
4 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) EAI
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) SAS
4 2 (10.00%) Trillium
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) QlikView
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Administrator
1 7 (35.00%) Cognos Administrator
2 6 (30.00%) Cognos Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) TM1 Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cognos Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) EAI
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Informatica
2 2 (10.00%) Palantir
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Trillium
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Intel
3 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) SAP