Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 182 184
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 12 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.091% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.24% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 15
Yorkshire median daily rate £443 £388 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.19% -16.22% +25.85%
10th Percentile £329 £369 £325
90th Percentile £540 £406 £540
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.06 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -9.17% -14.29% -36.66%

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 1,835 1,683 1,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.01% 38.09% 40.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,145 1,050 1,242
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £206 £231
90th Percentile £556 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 85 105
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.59% +3.43%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.10 £9.80
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £26.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.26% -0.26% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 - 4 £435 -
West Yorkshire -5 3 £450 +16.13% 2
South Yorkshire -10 3 £395 +0.32%
North Yorkshire - 1 £351 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Power BI
3 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Law
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Tableau
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (8.33%) B2B Sales
5 1 (8.33%) PMO
5 1 (8.33%) Pricing Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Monetization
5 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Management

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%) IBM Notes
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Power BI
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Law
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Pricing Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cognos Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) AIX
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) B2B Sales
4 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Monetization
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) Pricing Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Lotus
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft