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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 494 510 470
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 83 48 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.80% 1.08% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 45
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +14.28%
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
4606 4426 4084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.06% 9.09% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 2298 1964
Average daily rate £429 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +5 67 £419 -5.36% 15
London -14 19 £419 -3.73% 5
South East -20 9 £315 -42.72% 4
South West - 8 £469 -
City of London +17 6 £400 - 2
East Midlands +13 5 £413 - 1
Scotland -8 5 £401 +14.57% 4
Glasgow +1 4 £413 +18.00% 3
Hampshire - 4 £305 -
Surrey -3 2 £371 - 1
West Midlands -4 2 £438 +16.66% 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Bristol - 2 £469 -
Nottingham - 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £350 -
Yorkshire -3 1 £350 -
Edinburgh -9 1 £350 - 1
Coventry - 1 £425 - 1
Bracknell - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leeds - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Cognos
1 131 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (48.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 59 (45.04%) Cognos Report Studio
4 53 (40.46%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (38.17%) SQL Server
6 45 (34.35%) SQL
7 44 (33.59%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 43 (32.82%) Finance
9 33 (25.19%) Cognos Transformer
9 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
10 32 (24.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (23.66%) Cognos Query Studio
12 28 (21.37%) SC Cleared
13 27 (20.61%) IBM
14 26 (19.85%) Cognos TM1
15 25 (19.08%) ETL
16 18 (13.74%) Data Modelling
17 17 (12.98%) T-SQL
18 15 (11.45%) Oracle
18 15 (11.45%) OLAP
19 14 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
20 13 (9.92%) Data Mart
20 13 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
21 10 (7.63%) Project Management
22 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL
22 9 (6.87%) Migration
23 8 (6.11%) Data Analysis
23 8 (6.11%) .NET

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.29%) SPSS
3 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (19.85%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.53%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.76%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (48.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 59 (45.04%) Cognos Report Studio
3 53 (40.46%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (38.17%) SQL Server
5 44 (33.59%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 33 (25.19%) Cognos Transformer
7 32 (24.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (23.66%) Cognos Query Studio
9 15 (11.45%) OLAP
10 13 (9.92%) Data Mart
11 8 (6.11%) Cognos Powerplay
11 8 (6.11%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (5.34%) Star Schema
12 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (3.05%) DTS
14 4 (3.05%) OLAP Cube
15 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.05%) JMeter
General
1 43 (32.82%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Publishing
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (61.07%) Developer
2 72 (54.96%) Cognos Developer
3 42 (32.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 38 (29.01%) Cognos BI Developer
5 14 (10.69%) Analyst
5 14 (10.69%) Consultant
6 9 (6.87%) Business Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Cognos Consultant
7 8 (6.11%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Architect
9 5 (3.82%) Cognos Specialist
10 4 (3.05%) Report Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Cognos Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Test Specialist
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Tester
10 4 (3.05%) TM1 Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.11%) .NET
2 5 (3.82%) HTML
2 5 (3.82%) CSS
2 5 (3.82%) MDX
3 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.76%) FMCG
3 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.76%) Equities
3 1 (0.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.58%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.05%) UNIX
2 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.29%) Solaris
4 2 (1.53%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (19.08%) ETL
3 18 (13.74%) Data Modelling
4 13 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.63%) Project Management
6 9 (6.87%) Migration
7 8 (6.11%) Data Analysis
7 8 (6.11%) Data Migration
7 8 (6.11%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (5.34%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (5.34%) Agile Project Management
8 7 (5.34%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.58%) TDD
9 6 (4.58%) Analytics
9 6 (4.58%) Test Planning
9 6 (4.58%) Time Management
9 6 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.05%) Dimensional Modelling
12 3 (2.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.35%) SQL
2 17 (12.98%) T-SQL
3 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.82%) Java
4 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.05%) VB
6 3 (2.29%) C#
7 2 (1.53%) VBA
8 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) GAAP
2 2 (1.53%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) Cognos
2 27 (20.61%) IBM
3 15 (11.45%) Oracle
4 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.58%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.58%) SAP
6 4 (3.05%) Teradata
7 3 (2.29%) Sun
8 2 (1.53%) Netezza
8 2 (1.53%) ILOG
8 2 (1.53%) Informatica
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco
9 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.76%) Applix
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