The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 26 April 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.23% 1.08% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 2.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £434 £375
% change year-on-year -7.83% +15.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.00

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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 156 249 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 35.37% 44.70% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 173 142
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £263 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £745 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +31.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.26 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in South Yorkshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Cognos
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Tableau

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Tableau