Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 129 131
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -22
Contract jobs citing Cognos 19 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.68% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.48% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 11
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £314 £348 £281
90th Percentile £555 £476 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £64.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -10.85% +196.55% -8.42%

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 1393 1483 1330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.71% 45.64% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 902 720
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £220 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £565 £526
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 75 112
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.00 £10.04
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.95 £28.68
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 7 £410 -8.89%
Northamptonshire - 6 £500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £363 -30.95%
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (15.79%) KVM
4 3 (15.79%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
4 3 (15.79%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 3 (15.79%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (15.79%) Data Flow Diagram
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) PlateSpin
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) NAS
4 3 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Opsware
4 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (15.79%) Use Case

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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.79%) iPlanet
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) MQSeries
2 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (10.53%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
1 3 (15.79%) NAS
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) FCoE
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) TM1 Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Planning Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) AIX
1 3 (15.79%) HPUX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Solaris
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (15.79%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Document Management
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Fraud Detection
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C-shell
2 1 (5.26%) Korn
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.79%) KVM
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Borland
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) F5
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Opsware
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) PlateSpin
3 3 (15.79%) Sun
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) Sage