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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 547 496 494
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -2
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 60 86 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.41% 1.87% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 42
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £332 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -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 22 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 22 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 -19 55 £450 +5.88% 10
London -3 32 £475 +5.55% 3
City of London +23 18 £463 +8.82% 1
South East -6 10 £388 +8.77% 5
South West +17 8 £400 - 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £400 - 2
Surrey - 6 £388 - 1
Scotland -29 4 £450 +18.03%
Cheltenham - 4 £400 - 1
Glasgow -7 3 £450 +12.50%
North West -22 2 £400 +39.13%
Hampshire - 2 £400 - 4
Southampton - 2 £400 -
East of England +7 1 £475 -
Derby -1 1 £400 -
Derbyshire -2 1 £400 -
East Midlands -10 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire -12 1 - -
Leeds -15 1 - -
Yorkshire -19 1 - -
Edinburgh -24 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £533 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £260 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
Dorset - 1 £533 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £260 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Cognos
1 136 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (41.18%) Finance
3 52 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (37.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 48 (35.29%) SQL
6 44 (32.35%) IBM
7 42 (30.88%) Cognos Report Studio
8 41 (30.15%) Cognos TM1
9 35 (25.74%) SQL Server
10 34 (25.00%) ETL
11 27 (19.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (16.91%) Oracle
13 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
14 19 (13.97%) Cognos Query Studio
14 19 (13.97%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 19 (13.97%) Data Modelling
15 18 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (11.03%) QA
16 15 (11.03%) SC Cleared
17 13 (9.56%) Cognos Transformer
18 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
18 12 (8.82%) PL/SQL
18 12 (8.82%) Oracle Database
18 12 (8.82%) Data Entry
19 11 (8.09%) T-SQL
20 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
20 10 (7.35%) Analytics
21 9 (6.62%) OLAP
21 9 (6.62%) Information Management

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (30.15%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.21%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.47%) Maximo
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.74%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (37.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 42 (30.88%) Cognos Report Studio
4 35 (25.74%) SQL Server
5 27 (19.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (13.97%) Cognos Query Studio
6 19 (13.97%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 13 (9.56%) Cognos Transformer
8 12 (8.82%) Oracle Database
9 9 (6.62%) OLAP
10 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (3.68%) Data Mart
12 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (3.68%) ActiveReports
12 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (3.68%) Cognos Event Studio
13 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.21%) Toad
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 56 (41.18%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.94%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (58.82%) Developer
2 50 (36.76%) Cognos Developer
3 32 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 26 (19.12%) TM1 Developer
5 23 (16.91%) Cognos BI Developer
6 19 (13.97%) Analyst
6 19 (13.97%) Consultant
7 13 (9.56%) Cognos Consultant
8 10 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 9 (6.62%) Test Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) Business Developer
11 7 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.68%) Report Developer
13 4 (2.94%) SQL Developer
14 3 (2.21%) Data Modeller
15 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 2 (1.47%) Financial Analyst
15 2 (1.47%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 2 (1.47%) Cognos Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
1 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.74%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.68%) Linux
2 4 (2.94%) UNIX
3 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.21%) Windows
3 3 (2.21%) Solaris
3 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (25.00%) ETL
3 19 (13.97%) Data Modelling
4 18 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (8.82%) Data Entry
6 10 (7.35%) Analytics
7 9 (6.62%) Information Management
8 8 (5.88%) Migration
9 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.41%) Time Management
10 6 (4.41%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.68%) ERP
11 5 (3.68%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.68%) Data Transformation
11 5 (3.68%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (2.94%) Data Cleansing
12 4 (2.94%) DSDM
13 3 (2.21%) Dimensional Modelling
13 3 (2.21%) Test Scripting
13 3 (2.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.29%) SQL
2 12 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 11 (8.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.74%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) Degree
3 4 (2.94%) IBM Certification
4 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.03%) QA
2 7 (5.15%) Solvency II
3 6 (4.41%) GAAP
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) Cognos
2 44 (32.35%) IBM
3 23 (16.91%) Oracle
4 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.68%) Sun
5 5 (3.68%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.68%) SAP
6 3 (2.21%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.47%) Informatica
8 1 (0.74%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) Sybase
8 1 (0.74%) Netezza
8 1 (0.74%) Applix
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