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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 608 564 517
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -47
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 33 68 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.76% 1.50% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 58 43
Median daily rate £358 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4344 4538 5002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 8.11% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2528 2824
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 50
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.75 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -38.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £62.05 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £29.42 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.15% -21.54%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 31 £350 -22.22% 7
London -39 17 £325 -27.77% 6
South East -15 4 £413 +10.00%
City of London +25 3 £300 -33.33% 2
East Midlands +10 3 £400 -
East of England +10 3 £350 -26.31%
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 -
Derbyshire +10 2 £425 +6.25%
Derby +3 2 £425 +6.25%
Berkshire +2 2 £425 +63.46%
West Midlands - 2 £260 -
Glasgow +6 1 £400 -11.11%
Reading +1 1 £450 +73.07%
South West -5 1 £450 +5.88%
Surrey -6 1 £425 +13.33%
Scotland -10 1 £400 -11.11%
West Sussex - 1 £365 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Gatwick - 1 £365 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 93 (100.00%) Cognos
1 93 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (60.22%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (56.99%) SQL
4 42 (45.16%) Oracle
5 41 (44.09%) Finance
6 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
7 34 (36.56%) IBM
8 33 (35.48%) SQL Server
9 29 (31.18%) Toad
10 28 (30.11%) HP
10 28 (30.11%) MS Office
10 28 (30.11%) HP Quality Center
11 27 (29.03%) SharePoint
11 27 (29.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 21 (22.58%) Cognos Report Studio
12 21 (22.58%) ISEB
13 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
13 20 (21.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
15 17 (18.28%) Integration Testing
15 17 (18.28%) ETL
16 16 (17.20%) Project Management
16 16 (17.20%) System Integration Testing
17 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
18 12 (12.90%) CTC Cleared
18 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 11 (11.83%) Cognos TM1
20 10 (10.75%) Functional Testing
20 10 (10.75%) Non-Functional Testing

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (30.11%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (3.23%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.08%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.08%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.08%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (60.22%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (35.48%) SQL Server
3 27 (29.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 21 (22.58%) Cognos Report Studio
5 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (7.53%) Cognos Powerplay
6 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.45%) QlikView
8 5 (5.38%) Cognos Transformer
8 5 (5.38%) Power BI
9 4 (4.30%) ActiveReports
9 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (2.15%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 29 (31.18%) Toad
2 1 (1.08%) ERwin
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (44.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Military
4 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Analyst
2 29 (31.18%) Developer
3 27 (29.03%) Cognos Developer
4 19 (20.43%) Test Analyst
5 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 17 (18.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 16 (17.20%) Cognos BI Developer
7 16 (17.20%) Software Analyst
7 16 (17.20%) Software Test Analyst
8 9 (9.68%) Tester
9 8 (8.60%) SSIS Developer
10 7 (7.53%) Consultant
10 7 (7.53%) SQL Developer
11 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 5 (5.38%) TM1 Developer
13 4 (4.30%) Cognos BI Consultant
13 4 (4.30%) Cognos Consultant
13 4 (4.30%) Report Analyst
14 3 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) Middleware
2 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (18.28%) ETL
2 17 (18.28%) Integration Testing
3 16 (17.20%) Project Management
3 16 (17.20%) System Integration Testing
4 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 10 (10.75%) Functional Testing
5 10 (10.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.53%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (6.45%) Analytics
8 6 (6.45%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (6.45%) Operations Research
8 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.38%) Change Management
9 5 (5.38%) Coaching
9 5 (5.38%) SDLC
9 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.99%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) VBA
3 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.08%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) ISEB
2 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
2 20 (21.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
4 12 (12.90%) CTC Cleared
5 8 (8.60%) Degree
6 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) MCITP
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 28 (30.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) Cognos
2 42 (45.16%) Oracle
3 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 34 (36.56%) IBM
5 28 (30.11%) HP
6 3 (3.23%) Tableau
7 2 (2.15%) Informatica
7 2 (2.15%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.15%) SAP
7 2 (2.15%) TARGIT
8 1 (1.08%) CODA
8 1 (1.08%) Netezza
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