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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 123 135 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.96% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Median daily rate £500 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £82.00
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
1012 1143 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.85% 37.07% 39.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 650 597
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 86 62
Median hourly rate £14.68 £13.81 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% -13.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 8 £513 +95.23% 1
South Yorkshire -14 1 £350 -16.41%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (36.84%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
7 4 (21.05%) Cognos Planning
7 4 (21.05%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 4 (21.05%) ETL
7 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (15.79%) SAP
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) VBA
8 3 (15.79%) Change Management
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 3 (15.79%) Planning and Forecasting

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (5.26%) Power BI
5 1 (5.26%) QlikView
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Business Developer
5 3 (15.79%) TM1 Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SAP BI Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
3 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
3 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau