Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 188 196
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 -29
Contract jobs citing Cognos 12 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.90% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £451 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.13% +38.85% -18.75%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £234
90th Percentile £410 £543 £461
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £64.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -10.85% +196.55% -8.42%

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 1744 2119 2502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.28% 38.88% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1064 1310 1515
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £253 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £501
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 101 168
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.52% +6.66% +3.58%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.00 £8.85
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.00 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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
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 22 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
West Yorkshire +11 9 £363 -24.68% 2
South Yorkshire +15 2 £394 +14.55%
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Business One
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Tableau
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (16.67%) SQLPlus
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports

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 (16.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Business One
3 1 (8.33%) Aareon QL
3 1 (8.33%) Academy Housing
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Kypera Housing
3 1 (8.33%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (8.33%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (8.33%) OPENHousing
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (8.33%) Orchard Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) SQLPlus
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Business Forecasting
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Aareon
3 1 (8.33%) Capita
3 1 (8.33%) Castleton
3 1 (8.33%) Civica
3 1 (8.33%) Northgate
3 1 (8.33%) Orchard