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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 497 517 447
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -70
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 79 59 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.73% 1.31% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 53
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £373 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £438 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

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
4577 4506 3978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.71% 8.81% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2568 2375 1972
Average daily rate £450 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.10 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -39.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £59.90 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -15 63 £400 -15.78% 18
London +15 33 £425 -8.10% 3
City of London +16 14 £400 -5.88% 2
South East -19 8 £350 -31.70% 5
Scotland -4 7 £388 +10.85%
Glasgow +5 6 £401 +14.57%
Surrey - 3 £375 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £305 - 1
East Midlands -4 2 £425 - 2
South West - 2 £469 - 6
Yorkshire -13 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Wales - 1 £350 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Coventry - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newport - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Cognos
1 142 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (45.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 54 (38.03%) Cognos Report Studio
3 54 (38.03%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (35.92%) Finance
5 50 (35.21%) SQL
6 44 (30.99%) SQL Server
7 39 (27.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 34 (23.94%) Security Cleared
8 34 (23.94%) IBM
9 33 (23.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (21.83%) Cognos TM1
11 29 (20.42%) SC Cleared
12 28 (19.72%) Cognos Query Studio
13 27 (19.01%) Cognos Transformer
14 25 (17.61%) ETL
15 18 (12.68%) Data Modelling
16 17 (11.97%) Oracle
17 15 (10.56%) OLAP
17 15 (10.56%) Microsoft
18 14 (9.86%) T-SQL
18 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (7.75%) PL/SQL
19 11 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
20 10 (7.04%) Data Mart
20 10 (7.04%) Project Management
20 10 (7.04%) Kimball Methodology
21 9 (6.34%) Data Migration
21 9 (6.34%) Data Cleansing

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
2 4 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (21.83%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.70%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (45.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 54 (38.03%) Cognos Report Studio
2 54 (38.03%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (30.99%) SQL Server
4 39 (27.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 33 (23.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (19.72%) Cognos Query Studio
7 27 (19.01%) Cognos Transformer
8 15 (10.56%) OLAP
9 10 (7.04%) Data Mart
10 8 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (4.23%) Star Schema
12 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database
13 5 (3.52%) DTS
14 4 (2.82%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.82%) JMeter
2 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (35.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Banking
3 4 (2.82%) Retail
3 4 (2.82%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (65.49%) Developer
2 70 (49.30%) Cognos Developer
3 42 (29.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 34 (23.94%) Cognos BI Developer
5 15 (10.56%) Analyst
6 13 (9.15%) TM1 Developer
7 12 (8.45%) Consultant
8 11 (7.75%) Test Analyst
9 10 (7.04%) Business Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (4.23%) Cognos Consultant
10 6 (4.23%) Report Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Cognos Specialist
11 5 (3.52%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Architect
12 4 (2.82%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Test Specialist
12 4 (2.82%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Senior Cognos Developer
13 3 (2.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) .NET
2 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.11%) HTML
4 2 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (0.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.52%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.70%) FMCG
4 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.23%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.82%) UNIX
3 3 (2.11%) Solaris
4 2 (1.41%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (17.61%) ETL
3 18 (12.68%) Data Modelling
4 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (7.04%) Project Management
6 10 (7.04%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (6.34%) Migration
7 9 (6.34%) Data Migration
7 9 (6.34%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (5.63%) Analytics
9 7 (4.93%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (4.93%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.23%) TDD
10 6 (4.23%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.23%) Time Management
10 6 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.52%) Data Transformation
11 5 (3.52%) Test Planning
12 4 (2.82%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.21%) SQL
2 14 (9.86%) T-SQL
3 11 (7.75%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.23%) Java
5 3 (2.11%) C#
5 3 (2.11%) VB
6 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) VBA
7 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.93%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.82%) VCP4
6 1 (0.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) GAAP
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 142 (100.00%) Cognos
2 34 (23.94%) IBM
3 17 (11.97%) Oracle
4 15 (10.56%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.23%) SAP
6 5 (3.52%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.82%) Sun
7 4 (2.82%) Teradata
8 3 (2.11%) Informatica
9 2 (1.41%) ILOG
9 2 (1.41%) Cisco
10 1 (0.70%) Applix
10 1 (0.70%) Netezza
10 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.70%) Sybase
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