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 3 months to 29 March 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 126 127
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 1.19% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £315 £488 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.48% +32.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £40.00
% change year-on-year -76.11% +72.67%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 765 1177 1153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.03% 40.94% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 761 711
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 59
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.20 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Cognos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
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 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire +12 2 £290 -42.08% 1
South Yorkshire -3 1 £315 -3.07%
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
4 4 (36.36%) IFRS
4 4 (36.36%) IFRS 9
4 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Tableau
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) TM1 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) IFRS
1 4 (36.36%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) IBM