The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 135 130 138
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.03% 2.19% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £392
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
290 228 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.31% 7.72% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 100 171
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £271 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 4
Average hourly rate £67.00 £17.50 £32.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.85% -46.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -45.56%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Cognos Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) Cognos
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
4 3 (42.86%) SAP
4 3 (42.86%) DSDM
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) NHS
6 1 (14.29%) Data Integration

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (14.29%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (14.29%) TM1 Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) DSDM
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco