Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cognos
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 98 85
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 12 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.75% 0.59% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Birmingham median daily rate £390 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £525
% change year-on-year +6.67% -28.57% +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.50 - -

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 688 756 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.22% 49.67% 47.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 454 337
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £218
90th Percentile £550 £575 £504
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.60
90th Percentile £20.88 £20.70 £34.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +9.10% -8.52% -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Birmingham

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Birmingham

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in Birmingham

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Birmingham

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

1 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) SAP HR
4 2 (16.67%) Power BI
4 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) DTS
5 1 (8.33%) MS Access
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Netezza

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP HR
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Power BI
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (8.33%) DTS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos BI Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Netezza