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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 114 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Cognos 10 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.61% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
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
1055 984 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.75% 43.39% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 513 438
Average daily rate £363 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 71 66
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
South Yorkshire - 7 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire -9 3 £400 +14.28%
North Yorkshire - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (30.77%) Teradata
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) OLAP
5 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
5 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (23.08%) FMCG
6 2 (15.38%) Infor
6 2 (15.38%) Applix
6 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (15.38%) Statistics
6 2 (15.38%) DataStage
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) Lotus
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) DB2
6 2 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) SAS
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) PBX
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) OLAP
3 2 (15.38%) DataStage
3 2 (15.38%) DB2
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) TM1 Developer
3 1 (7.69%) TM1 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) FMCG
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Teradata
3 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (15.38%) Infor
4 2 (15.38%) Applix
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.69%) Tableau