Period
to 21 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 February 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 131 124
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7 -11
Contract jobs citing Cognos 28 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.93% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 1.25% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 15
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.27% -18.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £270
90th Percentile £500 £473 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £19.75 £69.07
% change year-on-year +89.87% -71.41% -9.12%

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 the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,305 1,439 1,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.53% 45.31% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 893 711
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £213 £223
90th Percentile £538 £575 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.99% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 86 91
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +4.32% -13.56%
10th Percentile £9.65 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.34%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the East Midlands

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in the East Midlands

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in the East Midlands

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in the East Midlands

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +14 17 £415 - 3
Northamptonshire - 5 £500 -
Nottinghamshire -16 2 £400 -13.51%
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 15 (53.57%) SQL
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (50.00%) IBM
2 14 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (46.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (46.43%) Cognos Report Studio
3 13 (46.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 12 (42.86%) DevOps
4 12 (42.86%) Power BI
4 12 (42.86%) Semantic Layer
4 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 12 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
4 12 (42.86%) Tableau
4 12 (42.86%) PLM
4 12 (42.86%) DecisionStream
5 11 (39.29%) Analytics
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (10.71%) Data Flow Diagram
10 3 (10.71%) Use Case
11 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Maximo
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos Report Studio
3 12 (42.86%) DecisionStream
3 12 (42.86%) Power BI
3 12 (42.86%) Semantic Layer
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) TM1 Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos Planning Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Report Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) D3.js
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) AIX
1 1 (3.57%) HPUX
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
2 12 (42.86%) DevOps
2 12 (42.86%) PLM
2 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 11 (39.29%) Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (10.71%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Use Case
7 2 (7.14%) ERP
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.57%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.57%) High Availability
8 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.57%) Planning and Forecasting
8 1 (3.57%) Task Automation
8 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) KVM
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) IBM
3 12 (42.86%) Tableau
4 2 (7.14%) Microgen
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Sage
5 1 (3.57%) Borland
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Opsware
5 1 (3.57%) PlateSpin
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas
5 1 (3.57%) VMware