Period
to 22 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cognos Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 August 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 883 845 891
Rank change year-on-year -38 +46 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Cognos Consultant 9 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.029% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.031% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 15
UK median daily rate £525 £400 £482
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -16.93% +13.29%
10th Percentile £448 £325 £370
90th Percentile £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96,849 91,105 102,890
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,391 59,167 67,083
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.96% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,141 2,797 3,120
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.38%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +9.99%

Cognos Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cognos Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 August 2018.

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 9 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 6 months to 22 August 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
England -60 9 £525 +31.25% 1
UK excluding London -45 5 £525 +40.00%
North of England -11 4 £500 +42.86%
London -28 4 £525 +16.67% 1
North West -21 2 £488 +11.43%
Yorkshire -21 1 - -
North East - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 - -

Cognos Consultant Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2018, Cognos Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Cognos Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Cognos
2 5 (55.56%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Anaplan
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) MDX
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) QlikView
6 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) Tableau
6 1 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) Publishing
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Teradata
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cognos
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Anaplan
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata