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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 127 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.86% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.93% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £193 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+142.93% -40.12%
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
1243 1138 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.33% 44.37% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 667 401
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 61 81
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 1 £350 -9.67% 4
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (47.37%) Teradata
3 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) IBM
4 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
6 4 (21.05%) DB2
6 4 (21.05%) SAS
6 4 (21.05%) DataStage
6 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
7 3 (15.79%) FMCG
7 3 (15.79%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) OLAP
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (10.53%) Statistics
8 2 (10.53%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (10.53%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (10.53%) SLA
8 2 (10.53%) Lotus
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) Applix
8 2 (10.53%) Infor
9 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) PBX
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) DB2
2 4 (21.05%) DataStage
3 3 (15.79%) OLAP
3 3 (15.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) QlikView
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Event Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Data Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Business Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Teradata Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Teradata Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) FMCG
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Teradata
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus
4 2 (10.53%) Applix
4 2 (10.53%) Infor
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle