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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 566 527 505
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -22
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 47 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.06% 1.35% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 33
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £339 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £532 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -

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
4434 4798 4537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 9.07% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2507 2511 2286
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £50.25 £61.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -24.11%

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 3 July 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 27 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 3 July 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 -31 45 £450 +2.85% 11
London -16 27 £475 +3.82% 2
City of London 0 12 £450 +4.04% 1
South West -4 6 £400 - 1
South East - 6 £388 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £400 - 1
Surrey - 4 £400 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 £400 -
Docklands, London - 4 £475 -
North West -17 2 £413 +43.47% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Lancashire +3 1 £450 -
East of England +1 1 - - 2
Derbyshire -4 1 £400 -
Derby -4 1 £400 -
East Midlands -8 1 £400 -5.88% 2
Scotland -10 1 - - 1
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £260 -
Watford - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £260 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Cognos
1 123 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (43.90%) Finance
3 53 (43.09%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (36.59%) IBM
5 44 (35.77%) Cognos TM1
5 44 (35.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 43 (34.96%) SQL
7 39 (31.71%) Cognos Report Studio
8 34 (27.64%) ETL
9 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
10 23 (18.70%) Oracle
11 22 (17.89%) Data Modelling
12 21 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (14.63%) QA
14 15 (12.20%) Data Entry
14 15 (12.20%) Cognos Query Studio
15 14 (11.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
17 11 (8.94%) Analytics
18 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
19 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
19 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
19 9 (7.32%) Information Management
19 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
19 9 (7.32%) Cognos Transformer
20 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
20 8 (6.50%) Retail
20 8 (6.50%) Migration

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (35.77%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.44%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.63%) Maximo
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.81%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (43.09%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (35.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 39 (31.71%) Cognos Report Studio
4 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
5 21 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (12.20%) Cognos Query Studio
7 14 (11.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
8 9 (7.32%) Cognos Transformer
9 8 (6.50%) OLAP
9 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (4.07%) ActiveReports
11 5 (4.07%) Data Mart
11 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (4.07%) Cognos Event Studio
12 4 (3.25%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (3.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.44%) Toad
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 54 (43.90%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Retail
3 6 (4.88%) Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (60.98%) Developer
2 41 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
3 31 (25.20%) TM1 Developer
4 24 (19.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 18 (14.63%) Analyst
6 15 (12.20%) Cognos BI Developer
7 13 (10.57%) Consultant
8 11 (8.94%) Cognos Consultant
9 9 (7.32%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) Report Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Business Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Business Analyst
13 4 (3.25%) SQL Developer
13 4 (3.25%) ETL Specialist
14 3 (2.44%) Data Modeller
15 2 (1.63%) Data Manager
15 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 2 (1.63%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) HTML
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.81%) FMCG
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (27.64%) ETL
3 22 (17.89%) Data Modelling
4 21 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.20%) Data Entry
6 11 (8.94%) Analytics
7 9 (7.32%) Information Management
8 8 (6.50%) Migration
9 6 (4.88%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.07%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.07%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.07%) ERP
10 5 (4.07%) Data Transformation
11 4 (3.25%) SDLC
11 4 (3.25%) Data Cleansing
12 3 (2.44%) Test Scripting
12 3 (2.44%) Time Management
12 3 (2.44%) Dimensional Modelling
12 3 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.96%) SQL
2 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.81%) Python
4 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) IBM Certification
3 4 (3.25%) Degree
4 3 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.63%) QA
2 6 (4.88%) Solvency II
2 6 (4.88%) GAAP
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) Cognos
2 45 (36.59%) IBM
3 23 (18.70%) Oracle
4 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.07%) Sun
5 5 (4.07%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.63%) Informatica
6 2 (1.63%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase
7 1 (0.81%) SAP
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