Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 20 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 157 178
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21 -41
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 1.04% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £481 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.68% +83.33% -34.38%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £225
90th Percentile £410 £548 £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £451 £325
% change year-on-year -14.13% +38.85% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 -

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 West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1172 1346 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.82% 37.77% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 840 1060
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £247 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £551 £507
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 102
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -5.08% +29.10%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.50 £8.51
90th Percentile £40.00 £21.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +3.58%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in West Yorkshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in West Yorkshire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in West Yorkshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Leeds +7 5 £350 -30.00% 1
Wakefield -3 2 £376 -
Cognos
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) SAP Business One
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (22.22%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Tableau
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) MS Access
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (11.11%) Toad
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Business One
3 1 (11.11%) Aareon QL
3 1 (11.11%) Academy Housing
3 1 (11.11%) Kypera Housing
3 1 (11.11%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (11.11%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (11.11%) OPENHousing
3 1 (11.11%) Orchard Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (22.22%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Forecasting
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) Aareon
3 1 (11.11%) Capita
3 1 (11.11%) Castleton
3 1 (11.11%) Civica
3 1 (11.11%) Northgate
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Orchard