The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 544 497 489
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -8
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 68 97 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.58% 2.10% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 42
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
- -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4297 4612 4259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.58% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2408 2605 2167
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 48 77
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £15.00 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.82 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -0.82%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the UK.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the UK.

Cognos Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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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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
England -13 64 £450 +5.88% 15
London +2 43 £450 - 4
City of London +35 22 £450 +5.88% 2
South East -7 7 £375 -16.66% 4
South West +16 6 £425 - 5
North West -15 6 £338 +17.39% 2
Manchester - 4 £325 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £400 - 5
Glasgow -5 3 £450 +12.50%
Scotland -22 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Surrey - 3 £375 - 2
Cheltenham - 2 £375 - 4
Hampshire - 2 £400 - 2
Salford - 2 £325 -
Southampton - 2 £400 -
East of England +5 1 £475 -
Derbyshire +2 1 £400 -
South Wales +1 1 £350 -
Derby -2 1 £400 -
Reading -2 1 £260 -48.00% 1
Wales -3 1 £350 -
Berkshire -6 1 £260 -48.00% 1
East Midlands -12 1 £400 -
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Dorset - 1 £533 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Hounslow - 1 £338 -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Cognos
1 152 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (38.82%) Finance
3 56 (36.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 50 (32.89%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (32.24%) SQL
6 48 (31.58%) Cognos Report Studio
7 47 (30.92%) IBM
8 40 (26.32%) Cognos TM1
9 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 33 (21.71%) Security Cleared
11 32 (21.05%) ETL
12 28 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (17.76%) SC Cleared
14 25 (16.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 21 (13.82%) Cognos Query Studio
15 21 (13.82%) Oracle
16 19 (12.50%) Data Modelling
17 18 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (10.53%) Cognos Transformer
19 15 (9.87%) QA
20 12 (7.89%) Analytics
20 12 (7.89%) Data Entry
20 12 (7.89%) Microsoft
21 11 (7.24%) PL/SQL
21 11 (7.24%) T-SQL
22 9 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
22 9 (5.92%) OLAP
22 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
22 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) SPSS
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (26.32%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.97%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.32%) Maximo
4 1 (0.66%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.66%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (36.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 50 (32.89%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (31.58%) Cognos Report Studio
4 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 28 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (16.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 21 (13.82%) Cognos Query Studio
8 16 (10.53%) Cognos Transformer
9 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database
9 9 (5.92%) OLAP
10 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (3.95%) ActiveReports
12 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (3.29%) Data Mart
12 5 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (3.29%) Cognos Event Studio
13 4 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.66%) Toad
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 59 (38.82%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Banking
3 5 (3.29%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (61.84%) Developer
2 63 (41.45%) Cognos Developer
3 42 (27.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 32 (21.05%) Cognos BI Developer
5 26 (17.11%) TM1 Developer
6 18 (11.84%) Analyst
7 17 (11.18%) Consultant
8 11 (7.24%) Business Developer
8 11 (7.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 9 (5.92%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.92%) Cognos Consultant
10 7 (4.61%) Report Developer
11 5 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 4 (2.63%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.63%) Test Specialist
12 4 (2.63%) Cognos Specialist
12 4 (2.63%) Business Analyst
13 3 (1.97%) Data Modeller
13 3 (1.97%) Administrator
14 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.95%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.66%) FMCG
4 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.66%) Clustering
4 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.95%) Linux
2 5 (3.29%) Windows
3 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.63%) UNIX
4 3 (1.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (21.05%) ETL
3 19 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 18 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (7.89%) Data Entry
5 12 (7.89%) Analytics
6 9 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.95%) Information Management
7 6 (3.95%) Business Analysis
7 6 (3.95%) Data Transformation
7 6 (3.95%) Time Management
7 6 (3.95%) Migration
7 6 (3.95%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (3.29%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.63%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (2.63%) DSDM
10 3 (1.97%) ERP
10 3 (1.97%) Project Management
10 3 (1.97%) Data Analysis
10 3 (1.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.24%) SQL
2 11 (7.24%) T-SQL
2 11 (7.24%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.97%) Java
4 2 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (21.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) IBM Certification
3 4 (2.63%) Degree
4 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) QA
2 7 (4.61%) Solvency II
3 6 (3.95%) GAAP
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 152 (100.00%) Cognos
2 47 (30.92%) IBM
3 21 (13.82%) Oracle
4 12 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.95%) SAP
6 5 (3.29%) Sun
7 3 (1.97%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.97%) Informatica
7 3 (1.97%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.32%) Teradata
9 1 (0.66%) Applix
9 1 (0.66%) Netezza
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco
9 1 (0.66%) Sybase
9 1 (0.66%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
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