The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 April 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 / Coventry
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 47 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.31% 0.26% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.63% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £375 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.00

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 Coventry.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 112 158 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 34.78% 41.36% 53.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 90 97
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -43.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.30 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (100.00%) Concur

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (100.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Concur
1 1 (100.00%) SAP