The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 3 months to 29 June 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
South Wales > Cardiff
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 41
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 1.08% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.38% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Cardiff median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
South Wales median daily rate - £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 162 126 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 49.09% 45.32% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 128 142
Cardiff median daily rate £338 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +13.82%  
10th Percentile £175 £204 £160
90th Percentile £520 £529 £450
South Wales median daily rate £350 £369 £325
% change year-on-year -5.08% +13.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 15
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +17.39%  
10th Percentile £13.30 £12.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £19.00 £17.50
South Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +20.59% +8.04%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Cardiff

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Cardiff