The median contractor rate for a Cognos Consultant was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos Consultant
UK
Rank 575 613 595
Rank change year-on-year +38 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Cognos Consultant 11 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.034% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 14
Median daily rate £493 £500 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £491 £425
% change year-on-year -1.17% +15.47%  
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 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos Consultant in the UK

Cognos Consultant
Top 8 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 22 March 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 +43 10 £493 -1.50% 1
London +9 2 £500 -
Scotland +31 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Midlands - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 £485 -

Cognos Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 18 (100.00%) Cognos
2 10 (55.56%) IBM
3 8 (44.44%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Cognos Controller
6 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
8 2 (11.11%) ETL
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Tableau
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Cognos Event Studio
9 1 (5.56%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (5.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
9 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (5.56%) Looker
9 1 (5.56%) MDX
9 1 (5.56%) Time Management

Cognos Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (27.78%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (5.56%) Looker
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cognos
2 10 (55.56%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Tableau
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.56%) Teradata