Period
to 21 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 21 June 2018 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 73 33
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.22% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £195 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -61.00% +163.16%
UK median daily rate £446 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +1.42% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £16.28 £62.50
% change year-on-year +130.34% -73.95% +129.36%

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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 192 245 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.39% 43.21% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 193 43
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.93% +7.14% +55.56%
10th Percentile £267 £258 £106
90th Percentile £546 £466 £523
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -36.84% -40.63%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.00 £15.38
90th Percentile £17.60 £21.61 £22.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% -6.76% +5.71%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Northern Ireland

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Northern Ireland