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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 133 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% - 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.36% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
367 284 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.65% 10.32% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 141 107
Average daily rate £440 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £411
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.92 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.89% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £20.70 £17.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.46 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -31.21%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Cognos
1 38 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 21 (55.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
5 17 (44.74%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) Cognos Report Studio
7 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.05%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle
12 6 (15.79%) Cognos Transformer
13 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (13.16%) ETL
13 5 (13.16%) TDD
14 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
14 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 4 (10.53%) Project Management
14 4 (10.53%) Java
14 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
14 4 (10.53%) MS Office
14 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (10.53%) DSDM
14 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (10.53%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 14 (36.84%) Cognos Report Studio
3 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (21.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 6 (15.79%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (10.53%) Cognos Query Studio
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.63%) DTS
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 30 (78.95%) Cognos Developer
3 25 (65.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 21 (55.26%) Cognos BI Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Business Developer
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Cognos Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Report Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.16%) ETL
4 5 (13.16%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) DSDM
5 4 (10.53%) Data Transformation
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) VCP4
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cognos
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) IBM