The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 60 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.14% 0.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £425 -
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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 361 316 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.05% 47.73% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 155 193
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 18
Median hourly rate £12.02 £9.50 £10.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -5.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.69 £14.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) PMO
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Business Forecasting
3 2 (33.33%) CIMA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) ACCA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Epicor
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) HR Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) HR Data Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ERP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ACCA
1 2 (33.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PMO
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Epicor