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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
UK
Rank 568 570 525
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -45
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 24 55 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.62% 1.34% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 42
Median daily rate £394 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £315 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £69.07 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £69.07 -
% change year-on-year
-66.70% -

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
3864 4102 4926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.64% 8.22% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2356 2816
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 71 34
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +123.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.99 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +142.85%

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 16 January 2017.

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 20 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -15 21 £394 -1.56% 6
South East +23 7 £310 -27.05% 2
London -32 6 £420 +5.00% 2
Berkshire +8 5 £310 -22.50%
Birmingham +4 4 £369 -18.05%
West Midlands -3 4 £369 -18.05%
Bracknell - 4 £305 -
North West +16 2 £550 +29.41% 1
City of London -10 2 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 2
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £475 -
South West +18 1 £480 -4.00%
Manchester +12 1 - - 1
East Midlands +8 1 - -
Bristol +4 1 £480 -4.00%
Gourock - 1 £375 -
Maidenhead - 1 £325 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £375 -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 62 (100.00%) Cognos
1 62 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (37.10%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 22 (35.48%) Finance
4 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
4 14 (22.58%) Data Modelling
5 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (17.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (17.74%) Cognos TM1
7 8 (12.90%) ETL
7 8 (12.90%) Oracle
7 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (11.29%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (11.29%) SDLC
8 7 (11.29%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (11.29%) Tableau
9 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.68%) Cognos Query Studio
9 6 (9.68%) Cognos Report Studio
9 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
9 6 (9.68%) IBM
9 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.06%) Management Information System

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 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (4.84%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (1.61%) HFM
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.61%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (9.68%) Cognos Query Studio
6 6 (9.68%) Cognos Report Studio
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (6.45%) QlikView
7 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (4.84%) DataStage
8 3 (4.84%) DB2
8 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.23%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Toad
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 36 (58.06%) Cognos Developer
3 23 (37.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 20 (32.26%) Cognos BI Developer
5 13 (20.97%) Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Business Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (9.68%) Report Developer
9 6 (9.68%) SQL Developer
10 4 (6.45%) TM1 Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.84%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Unix Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Unix Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
12 2 (3.23%) Consultant
12 2 (3.23%) Report Writer
12 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Unix
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (22.58%) Data Modelling
3 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.90%) ETL
3 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (11.29%) SDLC
4 7 (11.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.06%) Inmon Methodology
6 5 (8.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Data Management
7 4 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (6.45%) ITIL
7 4 (6.45%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (6.45%) Migration
8 3 (4.84%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (4.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) R
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Cognos
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) Tableau
4 6 (9.68%) IBM
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.45%) Informatica
6 3 (4.84%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (4.84%) SAP
6 3 (4.84%) Teradata
7 1 (1.61%) Concur
7 1 (1.61%) Epicor
7 1 (1.61%) IFS
7 1 (1.61%) Northgate
7 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com