The median contractor rate for a Cognos Consultant was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Cognos Consultant
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 646 632
Rank change year-on-year +58 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Cognos Consultant 22 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.015% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.016% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £388 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £479 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Cognos Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cognos Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos Consultant in the UK

Cognos Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos Consultant in the UK

Cognos Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos Consultant over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos Consultant in the UK

Cognos Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos Consultant in the UK

Cognos Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +36 22 £388 -13.88% 3
London +7 6 £450 +2.85% 2
Yorkshire +32 3 £350 -27.31%
Leeds +20 3 £350 -27.31%
West Yorkshire +19 3 £350 -27.31%
North West +20 1 £375 -6.25%
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £500 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Warrington - 1 £375 -

Cognos Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Cognos Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Cognos Consultant in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Cognos
2 24 (72.73%) Finance
3 22 (66.67%) IBM
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (45.45%) Cognos Controller
5 8 (24.24%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) Cognos Planning
6 4 (12.12%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
8 2 (6.06%) ETL
8 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.06%) Tableau
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (3.03%) Change Control
9 1 (3.03%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (3.03%) Cognos Analysis Studio

Cognos Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Cognos Controller
2 8 (24.24%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (12.12%) Cognos Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos Event Studio
3 1 (3.03%) DTS
3 1 (3.03%) Looker
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 24 (72.73%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) Analytics
3 3 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) ETL
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cognos
2 22 (66.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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