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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 516 504 462
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -42
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 73 84 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.62% 1.83% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 38 60
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

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
4514 4601 4211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 8.63% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2512 2134
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 0 64 £425 - 9
London +17 41 £450 +2.85% 5
City of London +27 21 £425 - 2
South East -32 6 £375 -25.00% 2
Scotland -24 5 £375 +7.14%
Glasgow -5 4 £388 -3.00%
Surrey - 4 £375 - 1
East Midlands -1 2 £425 -
South West - 2 £491 -
Hampshire - 2 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -19 1 £350 -12.50%
Dorset - 1 £533 -
Wales - 1 £350 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
Bournemouth - 1 £533 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
East of England - 1 £475 -
Chertsey - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Cognos
1 142 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (42.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 56 (39.44%) Finance
4 51 (35.92%) Cognos Report Studio
5 46 (32.39%) SQL
6 44 (30.99%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (28.87%) IBM
8 34 (23.94%) SQL Server
8 34 (23.94%) Cognos TM1
9 33 (23.24%) Security Cleared
10 31 (21.83%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 28 (19.72%) SC Cleared
12 24 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (15.49%) ETL
13 22 (15.49%) Cognos Query Studio
14 21 (14.79%) Cognos Transformer
15 19 (13.38%) Oracle
16 16 (11.27%) Data Modelling
17 15 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
19 11 (7.75%) PL/SQL
20 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
20 10 (7.04%) OLAP
20 10 (7.04%) QA
21 9 (6.34%) Analytics
22 8 (5.63%) Project Management
22 8 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
23 7 (4.93%) Software Engineering

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Office
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) SPSS
3 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (23.94%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.70%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.70%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (42.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 51 (35.92%) Cognos Report Studio
3 44 (30.99%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (23.94%) SQL Server
5 31 (21.83%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 24 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (15.49%) Cognos Query Studio
8 21 (14.79%) Cognos Transformer
9 10 (7.04%) OLAP
10 8 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database
12 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (3.52%) Data Mart
13 5 (3.52%) ActiveReports
13 5 (3.52%) Cognos Event Studio
14 4 (2.82%) Oracle OLAP
14 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.70%) JMeter
3 1 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 56 (39.44%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Banking
3 4 (2.82%) Retail
3 4 (2.82%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (66.90%) Developer
2 70 (49.30%) Cognos Developer
3 43 (30.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 35 (24.65%) Cognos BI Developer
5 20 (14.08%) TM1 Developer
6 14 (9.86%) Analyst
7 13 (9.15%) Consultant
8 10 (7.04%) Business Developer
9 9 (6.34%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 9 (6.34%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) Cognos Consultant
10 6 (4.23%) Report Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.82%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Test Specialist
12 4 (2.82%) Cognos Specialist
12 4 (2.82%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Senior Cognos Developer
13 3 (2.11%) Architect
13 3 (2.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.41%) HTML
1 2 (1.41%) .NET
1 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.52%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.70%) FMCG
4 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.52%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Linux
2 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.82%) UNIX
3 3 (2.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (15.49%) ETL
3 16 (11.27%) Data Modelling
4 15 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.34%) Analytics
7 8 (5.63%) Project Management
8 7 (4.93%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.93%) Data Entry
8 7 (4.93%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (4.23%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.23%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.23%) Time Management
9 6 (4.23%) Migration
9 6 (4.23%) TDD
9 6 (4.23%) Data Transformation
9 6 (4.23%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (2.82%) DSDM
10 4 (2.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.39%) SQL
2 11 (7.75%) PL/SQL
3 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.23%) Java
5 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.70%) C#
5 1 (0.70%) VB
5 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (23.24%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.41%) Degree
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) QA
2 5 (3.52%) Solvency II
2 5 (3.52%) GAAP
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 142 (100.00%) Cognos
2 41 (28.87%) IBM
3 19 (13.38%) Oracle
4 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.23%) SAP
6 4 (2.82%) Sun
7 3 (2.11%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.11%) Informatica
8 2 (1.41%) ILOG
8 2 (1.41%) Teradata
9 1 (0.70%) Applix
9 1 (0.70%) Netezza
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco
9 1 (0.70%) Sybase
9 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
London
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago