The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 488 470 528
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +58
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 99 74 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.099%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.05% 1.71% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 32
Average daily rate £400 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4825 4317 5606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.05% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2206 2779
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 78
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £63.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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
England -85 64 £425 -5.55% 15
London -26 33 £450 +2.85% 7
Scotland - 26 £375 - 3
Edinburgh - 20 £375 - 2
City of London -21 8 £425 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -12 7 £425 - 1
South East -21 6 £475 +5.55% 3
Glasgow - 6 £400 - 1
Berkshire -7 4 £500 -23.07%
Reading - 4 £500 -
North West -14 3 £288 - 3
Birmingham - 3 £425 - 1
East of England -25 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +24 1 £450 +37.40%
East Midlands -8 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 71 (46.71%) Finance
3 60 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
4 54 (35.53%) Oracle
5 44 (28.95%) Cognos TM1
6 43 (28.29%) SQL
7 38 (25.00%) ETL
8 33 (21.71%) SQL Server
9 30 (19.74%) Project Management
10 25 (16.45%) IBM
11 23 (15.13%) Banking
11 23 (15.13%) Kimball Methodology
12 16 (10.53%) SAP
13 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
14 13 (8.55%) Data Modelling
14 13 (8.55%) UNIX
15 12 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (7.24%) Business Analysis
16 11 (7.24%) Business Objects
17 10 (6.58%) OLAP
17 10 (6.58%) ITIL
17 10 (6.58%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (6.58%) Relational Database
18 9 (5.92%) Oracle ODI
18 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database
18 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (5.92%) Microsoft
18 9 (5.92%) PRINCE2
18 9 (5.92%) Oracle Reports

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.66%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (28.95%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (5.26%) Cognos Planning
3 6 (3.95%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.66%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.66%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.66%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.66%) Maximo
5 1 (0.66%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (21.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (6.58%) OLAP
4 10 (6.58%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (5.26%) Essbase
6 8 (5.26%) DataStage
6 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.61%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.61%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.29%) Data Mart
10 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) ERwin
2 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (46.71%) Finance
2 23 (15.13%) Banking
3 9 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.97%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) French Language
7 1 (0.66%) German Language
7 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (52.63%) Developer
2 73 (48.03%) Cognos Developer
3 41 (26.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 36 (23.68%) Cognos BI Developer
5 25 (16.45%) Consultant
6 20 (13.16%) Cognos Consultant
7 16 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 14 (9.21%) Analyst
9 12 (7.89%) Project Manager
10 9 (5.92%) TM1 Developer
10 9 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 9 (5.92%) Administrator
10 9 (5.92%) Cognos Specialist
11 8 (5.26%) Cognos Administrator
11 8 (5.26%) Architect
12 7 (4.61%) Business Developer
12 7 (4.61%) Support Consultant
12 7 (4.61%) Cognos Support
13 6 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 5 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) MDX
1 5 (3.29%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) JDBC
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.66%) iSeries
3 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.55%) UNIX
2 4 (2.63%) Windows
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.97%) Solaris
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.32%) Linux
4 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (25.00%) ETL
3 30 (19.74%) Project Management
4 23 (15.13%) Kimball Methodology
5 13 (8.55%) Data Modelling
6 11 (7.24%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.58%) ITIL
8 9 (5.92%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.26%) Analytics
10 7 (4.61%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.61%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (4.61%) Service Management
10 7 (4.61%) Data Analysis
11 6 (3.95%) Change Management
11 6 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.29%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.29%) Data Architecture
12 5 (3.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.29%) SQL
2 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.63%) C#
5 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.66%) Java
6 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) PMP
3 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 152 (100.00%) Cognos
2 54 (35.53%) Oracle
3 25 (16.45%) IBM
4 16 (10.53%) SAP
5 11 (7.24%) Business Objects
6 9 (5.92%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.95%) Informatica
8 4 (2.63%) Teradata
9 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.32%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.66%) Netezza
10 1 (0.66%) NorthgateArinso
10 1 (0.66%) Sage
10 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.66%) TOWER Software
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