Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 84 23
Rank change year-on-year +34 -61 -11
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.52% 0.45% 4.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.11% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Northern Ireland median daily rate £275 £225 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +16.88% -28.04%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £163
90th Percentile £288 £248 £218
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +156.10% -8.89%

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 167 270 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 43.60% 40.72% 58.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 199 77
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +30.95% +17.76%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £114
90th Percentile £525 £478 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.77% +4.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.00 £14.28 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.06% -34.34% -32.03%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.69 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £22.68 £38.63
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
County Antrim +41 2 £275 +22.22%
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) HOOD
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) HOOD
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft