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 28 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - - 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Leicestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 103 108 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 38.58% 41.54% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 109 115
Median daily rate £300 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £213 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £10.75 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.50 £28.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 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%) A/B Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Data Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Adobe Analytics
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%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft 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%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft 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%) Data Strategy
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