The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 March 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.04% - 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 4.32% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £40.00
% change year-on-year -76.11% +72.67%  

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 Leicestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 139 120 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 47.28% 42.86% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 53 77
Median daily rate £305 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.90% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £111 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 8
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £12.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +7.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.82 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Leicestershire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 6 £325 -
Cognos
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SEO
1 6 (100.00%) Brio
1 6 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Omniture
1 6 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 6 (100.00%) Market Research
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) A/B Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Search Engine Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) Coremetrics
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) WebTrends
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) CRM

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PPC Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SEO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SEO Expert
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Market Research
1 6 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 6 (100.00%) SEO
1 6 (100.00%) Web Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) A/B Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Search Engine Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Brio
1 6 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
1 6 (100.00%) Omniture
2 5 (83.33%) Coremetrics
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft