The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.47% - 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £375 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £20.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -21.65% -24.77%  

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 Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 284 432 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 44.94% 47.26% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 299 220
Median daily rate £388 £425 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -0.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 3 27
Median hourly rate £13.63 £21.00 £16.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.11% +28.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £21.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £27.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Cognos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Cheshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Cheshire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Cheshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Warrington - 2 £375 - 1
Chester - 1 £425 -
Cognos
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) TM1 Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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