Period
to 24 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 24 May 2018 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 150 157
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 -16
Contract jobs citing Cognos 15 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 1.18% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £375 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.77% -2.22%
10th Percentile £378 £287 £261
90th Percentile £526 £448 £583
England median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £64.00
% change year-on-year +127.27% -74.22% +39.69%

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,179 1,864 2,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.48% 43.28% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,296 1,080 1,363
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £241 £213 £218
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 88 79
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.88 £10.18
90th Percentile £29.50 £40.45 £26.05
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the West Midlands

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in the West Midlands

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in the West Midlands

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in the West Midlands

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Warwickshire 0 6 £500 +23.46%
Shropshire -10 4 £438 -
Coventry -14 2 £425 +13.33%
Birmingham -24 1 £300 -14.29% 3
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 11 (73.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
2 8 (53.33%) ETL
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) DataStage
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) RedPrairie
4 4 (26.67%) Logistics
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) JDA
4 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) ABAP
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (13.33%) Concur
7 1 (6.67%) Data Lineage
7 1 (6.67%) Castleton
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) Oneserve
7 1 (6.67%) OPENContractor
7 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (6.67%) Change Data Capture

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (13.33%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (6.67%) OPENContractor
2 1 (6.67%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) DataStage
3 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (6.67%) QualityStage
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Cognos Developer
2 4 (26.67%) DataStage Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) HR Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Report Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
1 8 (53.33%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
2 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (6.67%) Data Lineage
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) ABAP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) JDA
1 4 (26.67%) RedPrairie
2 2 (13.33%) Concur
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Capita
3 1 (6.67%) Castleton
3 1 (6.67%) Civica
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Netezza
3 1 (6.67%) Oneserve
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle