The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 139 119 127
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.29% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£469 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
243 130 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.44% 5.51% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 76 125
Average daily rate £450 £415 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.08 £30.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% +69.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Bristol - 2 £469 -
Dorset - - - -
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 12 (100.00%) Cognos
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Essbase
4 4 (33.33%) Hyperion
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (25.00%) Solvency II
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 2 (16.67%) OLAP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (8.33%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (8.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (33.33%) Essbase
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Cognos Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Cognos BI Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Essbase Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
5 1 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cognos
2 4 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle