The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 30 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 100 91
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.28% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £419 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +38.46%  
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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 534 705 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 40.33% 39.23% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 366 337
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 21
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.49 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £161.60 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Manchester

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in Manchester

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Northgate
5 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) SAP

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Development Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cognos Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) TM1 Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) TM1 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Northgate
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP