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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 600 596 568
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 38 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.87% 1.16% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 35
Median daily rate £394 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

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
4380 4567 5157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.60% 8.35% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2737 2567 3016
Median daily rate £450 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 84 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +50.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £52.47 £80.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 £21.09
% change year-on-year
-41.02% +84.96%

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 6 December 2016.

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 28 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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 35 £394 -12.50% 7
South East +25 14 £325 -18.75% 2
Berkshire +15 9 £318 -20.62%
London -19 9 £423 -6.11% 2
North West -1 4 £375 -30.23% 1
City of London -1 4 £425 -5.55% 2
Birmingham -6 4 £369 -18.05%
West Midlands -25 4 £369 -13.23% 1
Bracknell - 4 £305 -
Slough - 4 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £410 - 1
Scotland +7 2 £475 - 1
East of England +5 2 - - 1
Derbyshire +3 2 - -
East Midlands -3 2 - -
Amersham - 2 £410 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cheshire +12 1 £375 -21.05%
Lancashire -7 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Warrington - 1 £375 -
Havant - 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £325 -
Gourock - 1 £375 -
Inverclyde - 1 £375 -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 81 (100.00%) Cognos
1 81 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (37.04%) SQL
3 27 (33.33%) Finance
4 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (20.99%) Cognos Report Studio
6 16 (19.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 15 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 15 (18.52%) ETL
8 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (16.05%) Cognos TM1
9 13 (16.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (13.58%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
11 11 (13.58%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (12.35%) Waterfall
13 9 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
13 9 (11.11%) Oracle
13 9 (11.11%) DataStage
13 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (11.11%) IBM
14 8 (9.88%) Informatica
14 8 (9.88%) ITIL
14 8 (9.88%) Toad
15 7 (8.64%) Data Mart

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 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (3.70%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (1.23%) HFM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (20.99%) Cognos Report Studio
3 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 13 (16.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (11.11%) DataStage
6 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (8.64%) Cognos Query Studio
7 7 (8.64%) Data Mart
7 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (7.41%) OLAP
8 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.17%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
10 4 (4.94%) QlikView
10 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Toad
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (62.96%) Developer
2 39 (48.15%) Cognos Developer
3 27 (33.33%) Analyst
4 23 (28.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 21 (25.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 20 (24.69%) Cognos BI Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Business Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Report Analyst
9 7 (8.64%) SQL Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Report Developer
11 5 (6.17%) Lead Developer
12 4 (4.94%) TM1 Developer
13 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 3 (3.70%) Cognos Consultant
13 3 (3.70%) Consultant
13 3 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
13 3 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
13 3 (3.70%) Unix Analyst
13 3 (3.70%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Unix
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (19.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 15 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 15 (18.52%) ETL
4 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.58%) Kimball Methodology
6 11 (13.58%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (12.35%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
8 9 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (9.88%) ITIL
10 7 (8.64%) SDLC
10 7 (8.64%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (7.41%) DSDM
11 6 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
11 6 (7.41%) Six Sigma
12 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.70%) Java
3 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.70%) Python
3 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.23%) C
4 1 (1.23%) C#
4 1 (1.23%) R
4 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Cognos
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) IBM
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle
4 8 (9.88%) Informatica
5 7 (8.64%) Tableau
6 5 (6.17%) Teradata
7 3 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.47%) SAP
9 1 (1.23%) Concur
9 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
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