The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 508 491 448
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -43
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 60 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.51% 1.44% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 46
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £551 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3972 4026 3589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.12% 8.43% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2351 2274 1909
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 47 63
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £14.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.55 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the England region.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the England region.

Cognos Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 38 £444 -1.38% 6
South East -17 5 £375 -25.00% 4
East Midlands -1 2 £425 -
South West - 2 £491 - 4
Yorkshire -22 1 £350 -12.50%
East of England - 1 £475 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
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Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cognos Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 121 (100.00%) Cognos
1 121 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (42.15%) Finance
3 50 (41.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 44 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
5 38 (31.40%) IBM
6 35 (28.93%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (28.93%) SQL
6 35 (28.93%) Cognos TM1
7 29 (23.97%) Security Cleared
8 26 (21.49%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
9 24 (19.83%) SC Cleared
10 23 (19.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (14.05%) Cognos Transformer
12 16 (13.22%) Cognos Query Studio
13 15 (12.40%) Data Modelling
14 14 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (10.74%) ETL
16 12 (9.92%) Oracle
17 11 (9.09%) OLAP
18 8 (6.61%) Project Management
18 8 (6.61%) PL/SQL
18 8 (6.61%) QA
18 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (5.79%) Agile Project Management
19 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
19 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
20 6 (4.96%) TDD

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cognos Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos Business Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Office
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) SPSS
3 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (28.93%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.83%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 44 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
3 35 (28.93%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (21.49%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
5 23 (19.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (14.05%) Cognos Transformer
7 16 (13.22%) Cognos Query Studio
8 11 (9.09%) OLAP
9 5 (4.13%) ActiveReports
9 5 (4.13%) Cognos Event Studio
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.31%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (3.31%) Data Mart
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.48%) DTS
12 2 (1.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.83%) JMeter
3 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 51 (42.15%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (67.77%) Developer
2 59 (48.76%) Cognos Developer
3 34 (28.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 28 (23.14%) Cognos BI Developer
5 20 (16.53%) TM1 Developer
6 13 (10.74%) Analyst
6 13 (10.74%) Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Business Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Cognos Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Report Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Cognos Developer
11 4 (3.31%) SQL Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Architect
12 3 (2.48%) Administrator
13 2 (1.65%) Support Consultant
13 2 (1.65%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) CSS
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.83%) FMCG
3 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.65%) Windows
1 2 (1.65%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (12.40%) Data Modelling
3 14 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.74%) ETL
5 8 (6.61%) Project Management
6 7 (5.79%) Agile Project Management
6 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.96%) TDD
7 6 (4.96%) Migration
7 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.96%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.96%) Data Entry
7 6 (4.96%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (4.96%) Data Transformation
8 5 (4.13%) Analytics
9 4 (3.31%) DSDM
10 3 (2.48%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (2.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.93%) SQL
2 8 (6.61%) PL/SQL
3 5 (4.13%) Java
4 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.83%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) VBA
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (23.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) Solvency II
2 5 (4.13%) GAAP
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) Cognos
2 38 (31.40%) IBM
3 12 (9.92%) Oracle
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.31%) Sun
6 3 (2.48%) Informatica
6 3 (2.48%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) ILOG
7 2 (1.65%) Teradata
8 1 (0.83%) Applix
8 1 (0.83%) Netezza
8 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
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