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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / Yorkshire
Rank 118 130 119
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.71% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Median daily rate £500 £495 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £464 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £555
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
876 1126 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.56% 39.52% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 678 625
Median daily rate £375 £395 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 62 43
Median hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £18.70
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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +20 4 £513 +3.53%
South Yorkshire -6 1 £315 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (26.67%) Business Transformation
7 3 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (6.67%) Tableau
9 1 (6.67%) DevOps
9 1 (6.67%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) TM1 Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) TM1 Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) TM1 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Business Transformation
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau