Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 August 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 174 201
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27 +7
Contract jobs citing Cognos 26 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.53% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £482
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -27.39% +46.06%
10th Percentile £360 £325 £318
90th Percentile £488 £410 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 - £13.50
10th Percentile £17.53 - £12.25
90th Percentile £61.25 - £14.75
England median hourly rate £37.50 £34.28 £20.50
% change year-on-year +9.39% +67.22% -3.82%

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,805 1,634 2,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.84% 38.38% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,145 967 1,436
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £259 £261
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.39% +4.64% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 68 91
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.38% +1.58%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.98 £26.25 £23.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.18
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.02% -1.86%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Yorkshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Yorkshire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Yorkshire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cognos in Yorkshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
East Yorkshire +11 10 £413 -
South Yorkshire +2 5 £425 +21.43%
North Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
West Yorkshire -18 4 £475 +35.71% 5
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 14 (53.85%) SQL
1 14 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) IBM
5 7 (26.92%) Analytics
6 6 (23.08%) Data Quality
6 6 (23.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (19.23%) Power BI
7 5 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (19.23%) ETL
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
7 5 (19.23%) DataStage
8 4 (15.38%) SMS
8 4 (15.38%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (11.54%) Data Mapping
9 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
9 3 (11.54%) QlikView
9 3 (11.54%) QA
9 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (11.54%) NHS

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (23.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (19.23%) DataStage
3 5 (19.23%) Power BI
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (11.54%) QlikView
6 2 (7.69%) DTS
6 2 (7.69%) OLAP
6 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.85%) MySQL
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Cognos Developer
2 11 (42.31%) TM1 Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Cognos BI Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) NHS Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Report Writer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Cognos Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Power BI Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) TM1 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) Data Mapping
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.85%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Netezza
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau