The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 526 441 525
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +84
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 64 62 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.49% 1.65% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 29
Average daily rate £425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4286 3757 4925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.35% 8.72% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2038 2549
Average daily rate £425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £70.25 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Cognos Business Intelligence
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -26 33 £450 +2.85% 7
West Midlands -12 7 £425 - 1
South East -21 6 £475 +5.55% 3
North West -14 3 £288 - 3
East of England -25 2 - - 1
East Midlands -8 1 - -
South West - - - -
Cognos Business Intelligence
UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Cognos
1 109 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (39.45%) Finance
3 40 (36.70%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (32.11%) SQL
4 35 (32.11%) Cognos TM1
5 32 (29.36%) ETL
6 31 (28.44%) SQL Server
7 30 (27.52%) Oracle
8 22 (20.18%) IBM
9 15 (13.76%) Project Management
10 14 (12.84%) Banking
11 13 (11.93%) Security Cleared
12 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
13 11 (10.09%) SAP
13 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
14 10 (9.17%) ITIL
14 10 (9.17%) UNIX
15 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
15 9 (8.26%) OLAP
15 9 (8.26%) Oracle ODI
16 8 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (7.34%) Essbase
16 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (7.34%) T-SQL
16 8 (7.34%) DataStage
17 7 (6.42%) Investment Banking
17 7 (6.42%) Service Management
17 7 (6.42%) Telecoms

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.92%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (32.11%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (6.42%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.92%) Maximo
3 1 (0.92%) Movex
3 1 (0.92%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.92%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.70%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (28.44%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.26%) OLAP
3 9 (8.26%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.34%) Essbase
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.34%) DataStage
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.59%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.59%) Data Mart
7 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.67%) Cognos Powerplay
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.75%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) ERwin
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (39.45%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Investment Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) French Language
6 1 (0.92%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (50.46%) Developer
2 49 (44.95%) Cognos Developer
3 31 (28.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 26 (23.85%) Cognos BI Developer
5 19 (17.43%) Consultant
6 16 (14.68%) Cognos Consultant
7 12 (11.01%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 10 (9.17%) Analyst
9 9 (8.26%) Administrator
10 8 (7.34%) Cognos Specialist
10 8 (7.34%) Cognos Administrator
10 8 (7.34%) Architect
11 7 (6.42%) Project Manager
11 7 (6.42%) Cognos Support
11 7 (6.42%) Support Consultant
11 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 7 (6.42%) TM1 Developer
12 6 (5.50%) Business Developer
12 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 5 (4.59%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) .NET
1 5 (4.59%) MDX
2 2 (1.83%) JDBC
3 1 (0.92%) Web Services
3 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.92%) NHS
2 1 (0.92%) iSeries
2 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.17%) UNIX
2 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (29.36%) ETL
3 15 (13.76%) Project Management
4 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
5 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.17%) ITIL
7 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
8 8 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.42%) Service Management
9 7 (6.42%) ITIL V3
9 7 (6.42%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (6.42%) Analytics
10 6 (5.50%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (5.50%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.59%) ERP
11 5 (4.59%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.59%) Data Architecture
12 4 (3.67%) Use Case
12 4 (3.67%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.11%) SQL
2 8 (7.34%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.67%) C#
5 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) Degree
3 2 (1.83%) PMP
3 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.92%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 109 (100.00%) Cognos
2 30 (27.52%) Oracle
3 22 (20.18%) IBM
4 11 (10.09%) SAP
5 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.50%) Informatica
6 5 (4.59%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.67%) Teradata
8 2 (1.83%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.92%) Sage
9 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.92%) Netezza
9 1 (0.92%) TOWER Software
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