The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 29 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 64
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.39% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
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 South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 242 216 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 45.66% 45.19% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 248 229
Median daily rate £350 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +13.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £491 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 17
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.56 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.08 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in South Wales

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in South Wales