The first table below looks at the demand for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 16 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 237 221 235
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 9 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.30% 2.07% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Average daily rate £500 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
692 676 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.00% 7.96% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 349 413
Average daily rate £400 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Average hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.70 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £27.45 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cognos Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 16 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
Berkshire -4 7 £513 -21.15%
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (100.00%) Cognos
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (68.75%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) ETL
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Data Mart
5 5 (31.25%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) OLAP
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
7 3 (18.75%) SAP
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (18.75%) DecisionStream
7 3 (18.75%) SAP BI
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
7 3 (18.75%) Use Case
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Data Mart
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (25.00%) OLAP
4 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (18.75%) DecisionStream
4 3 (18.75%) SAP BI
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Data Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cognos Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 5 (31.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cognos
2 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Teradata
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft