Period
to 19 January 2020

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 6 months to 19 January 2020 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 145 128
Rank change year-on-year +20 -17 +13
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.32% 0.17% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.41% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 16
Manchester median daily rate £410 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.45% +29.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £346 £525 £350
90th Percentile £500 £575 £534
North West median daily rate £400 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £66.80

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 976 1,232 1,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.20% 41.82% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 755 728
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £202 £213
90th Percentile £588 £570 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £420
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 78 77
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £19.59 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +15.22% +17.24%
10th Percentile £13.17 £12.73 £11.71
90th Percentile £44.40 £32.00 £30.96
North West median hourly rate £23.63 £20.00 £16.19
% change year-on-year +18.13% +23.53% -12.49%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) Tableau
4 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (50.00%) CRM
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (50.00%) ERP
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) ETL Development
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (12.50%) Workday
7 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
7 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) QlikView
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Data Management
7 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (12.50%) Talend
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database

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 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration Developer
2 4 (50.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
4 1 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) ETL Development
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Tableau
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) Talend
3 1 (12.50%) Workday