Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 171 202
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 -3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 24 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 0.84% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £363 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.62% -15.20% +31.54%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £488 £410 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £57.50 - £13.50
10th Percentile £53.75 - £12.25
90th Percentile £61.25 - £14.75
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +113.41% -5.22%

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 1,828 1,663 2,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.47% 39.15% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,130 989 1,347
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £239 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 75 100
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.45% +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.78
90th Percentile £33.75 £25.30 £24.78
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 October 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 +7 7 £435 -
West Yorkshire -19 6 £463 +29.82% 3
North Yorkshire - 5 £400 - 2
South Yorkshire +5 3 £395 +1.94%
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (33.33%) Analytics
5 7 (29.17%) IBM
5 7 (29.17%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 6 (25.00%) Power BI
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (20.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) ETL
7 5 (20.83%) DataStage
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) QA
9 3 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
10 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (8.33%) Tableau
10 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
10 2 (8.33%) Netezza
10 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (8.33%) OLAP
10 2 (8.33%) Unix
10 2 (8.33%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (20.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Power BI
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) DataStage
4 4 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.33%) OLAP
6 2 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (4.17%) Spotfire
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 6 (25.00%) TM1 Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 3 (12.50%) Cognos BI Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Report Writer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Power BI Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Pricing Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (4.17%) TM1 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) AIX
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) B2B
6 1 (4.17%) B2B Sales
6 1 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Monetization
6 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.17%) Pricing Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Lotus
3 2 (8.33%) Netezza
3 2 (8.33%) Tableau
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft