Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 124 123
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +16
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.45% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 11
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £360 £322 £358
90th Percentile £503 £555 £538
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +156.10% -5.22%

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 1,203 1,311 1,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.67% 43.34% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 833 877
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £208 £218 £256
90th Percentile £550 £540 £575
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 81 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +13.60% -9.09%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.31 £8.69
90th Percentile £32.50 £45.00 £21.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +10 9 £388 -22.50% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £413 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 9 (81.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 8 (72.73%) Cognos Report Studio
4 7 (63.64%) Cognos Transformer
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Visualisation
5 6 (54.55%) Informatica
6 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) SAP
8 2 (18.18%) ETL
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Maximo
8 2 (18.18%) Analytics
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
9 1 (9.09%) iTrent
9 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (9.09%) SDLC
9 1 (9.09%) Cognos Event Studio
9 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (9.09%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maximo
2 1 (9.09%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 9 (81.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 8 (72.73%) Cognos Report Studio
4 7 (63.64%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (9.09%) Cognos Event Studio
6 1 (9.09%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Cognos Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) HR Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Payroll Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Visualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
5 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Informatica
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SAP