Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 190 182
Rank change year-on-year +90 -8 -16
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 3 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.068% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 0.17% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 15
Median daily rate £438 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £296 £456 £286
90th Percentile £588 £524 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +130.34%

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 759 1,796 1,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.07% 40.86% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 1,159 1,211
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £235 £208 £238
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 108 97
Median hourly rate £17.42 £15.00 £17.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.15% -14.48% +40.32%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.78 £31.25 £44.10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +1.04%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Yorkshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cognos in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Cognos in Yorkshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cognos in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cognos in Yorkshire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cognos in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 6 July 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +63 6 £488 -7.14%
North Yorkshire +2 1 £425 -8.11%
South Yorkshire - 1 £180 - 3
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) RIBA
4 1 (12.50%) Data Development
4 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis

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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Navision Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) TM1 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Sage