The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 99 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Cognos 20 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.097% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 0.23% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 18
Average daily rate £400 £413 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +43.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1148 885 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.63% 42.92% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 413 519
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 72 61
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.17 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cognos
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -17 7 £388 +3.33% 1
South Yorkshire +4 6 £400 -11.11%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.00%) UNIX
4 7 (25.00%) ETL
4 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) SAP
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) Finance
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) MS Office
8 2 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
8 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) LAN
8 2 (7.14%) WAN
8 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.14%) Intel
8 2 (7.14%) SAN
8 2 (7.14%) Informatica

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) OLAP
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.57%) ActiveReports
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Administrator
2 8 (28.57%) Cognos Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Cognos Administrator
3 7 (25.00%) Cognos Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Cognos Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) EAI
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Intel
2 2 (7.14%) Informatica
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
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