Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 144 138
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 -20
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.39% 0.44% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.00% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
Manchester median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £348 £275 £334
90th Percentile £499 £444 £470
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £66.79 -

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 1244 1604 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.02% 44.02% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 909 784
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £205
90th Percentile £600 £541 £538
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 39 69
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.10 £10.95
90th Percentile £38.70 £38.30 £24.00
North West median hourly rate £15.85 £19.18 £17.34
% change year-on-year -17.37% +10.58% +2.97%

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 18 October 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

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £375 -
Cognos
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (54.55%) Data Analysis
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) Tableau
6 5 (45.45%) Kanban
6 5 (45.45%) Banking
7 4 (36.36%) Time Management
7 4 (36.36%) ETL
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (18.18%) Capita
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (18.18%) SAS
8 2 (18.18%) IBM
9 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (9.09%) Java
9 1 (9.09%) Migration
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco
9 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 1 (9.09%) VBA
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (9.09%) Data Virtualisation
9 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
9 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Cognos BI Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SAS BI Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Data Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) ETL
5 4 (36.36%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Tableau
2 2 (18.18%) Capita
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco