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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 147 132 118
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.097% 0.041%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.94% 1.12% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

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
360 267 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.27% 8.60% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 135 133
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Average hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 £51.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -27.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.64% -0.82%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Manchester - 4 £325 - 1
Lancashire +5 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (100.00%) Cognos
1 35 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 19 (54.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
5 15 (42.86%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) Cognos Report Studio
7 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (22.86%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 6 (17.14%) Cognos Transformer
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle
11 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
12 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.29%) TDD
12 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
13 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
13 4 (11.43%) Java
13 4 (11.43%) MS Office
13 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (11.43%) DSDM
13 4 (11.43%) ETL
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.43%) Project Management
13 4 (11.43%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 11 (31.43%) Cognos Report Studio
3 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 6 (17.14%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (8.57%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (2.86%) Big Data
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.86%) QlikView
9 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.86%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 27 (77.14%) Cognos Developer
3 23 (65.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 19 (54.29%) Cognos BI Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Business Developer
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Cognos Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SAS BI Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) DSDM
5 4 (11.43%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (11.43%) Data Transformation
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
7 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.86%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Network Management
7 1 (2.86%) Customer Insight
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cognos
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
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