The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 107 105
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.74% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 0.74% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £483 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.46% -  
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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 365 539 652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.73% 35.89% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 368 439
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.68 £18.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.10 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.94 £22.50 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Leeds

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Tableau
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) VBA
3 4 (44.44%) MS Access
3 4 (44.44%) SAS
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Data Ingestion
3 4 (44.44%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (44.44%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Business Information Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Information Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Information Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) TM1 Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Ingestion
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Tableau
2 4 (44.44%) IBM