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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 619 588 549
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -39
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 27 50 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.63% 1.09% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 23
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £510 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median 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
4294 4594 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.97% 8.33% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2639 2612 2775
Median daily rate £438 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 48 72
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £43.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -26.98%

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 28 June 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 24 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 28 June 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 -24 24 £400 -11.11% 8
South East -5 10 £378 -2.58% 1
Berkshire -2 7 £351 +35.09%
London -27 7 £420 -11.57% 2
Slough - 5 £351 -
East Midlands -1 2 £400 -
North West -6 2 £400 +6.66% 3
Surrey -8 2 £425 +6.25%
Manchester - 2 £400 - 1
Derbyshire +5 1 £400 -
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Scotland -19 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £425 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £365 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Ipswich - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £365 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 75 (100.00%) Cognos
1 75 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (49.33%) SQL
3 36 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (44.00%) Finance
5 31 (41.33%) Oracle
6 28 (37.33%) IBM
7 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
8 25 (33.33%) Toad
9 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
10 23 (30.67%) MS Office
11 21 (28.00%) HP
11 21 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
12 20 (26.67%) SharePoint
13 18 (24.00%) Cognos Report Studio
14 17 (22.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 16 (21.33%) ISEB
16 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
16 15 (20.00%) Integration Testing
16 15 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (18.67%) System Integration Testing
17 14 (18.67%) Project Management
18 13 (17.33%) ETL
18 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
18 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
19 10 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
20 8 (10.67%) Functional Testing
20 8 (10.67%) Non-Functional Testing
21 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
21 7 (9.33%) Cognos Transformer

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 20 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (30.67%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (5.33%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (2.67%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (24.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 17 (22.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Cognos Transformer
5 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.67%) Cognos Powerplay
6 5 (6.67%) DataStage
7 4 (5.33%) Data Mart
7 4 (5.33%) OLAP
8 3 (4.00%) ActiveReports
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.00%) QlikView
8 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.67%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 33 (44.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.67%) Military
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Analyst
2 25 (33.33%) Developer
3 21 (28.00%) Cognos Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 15 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (20.00%) Cognos BI Developer
6 14 (18.67%) Test Analyst
7 11 (14.67%) Software Analyst
7 11 (14.67%) Software Test Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Consultant
9 6 (8.00%) Cognos Consultant
9 6 (8.00%) Tester
10 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 5 (6.67%) Cognos BI Consultant
10 5 (6.67%) Report Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) TM1 Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Report Developer
11 4 (5.33%) SSIS Developer
12 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
12 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 14 (18.67%) Project Management
3 14 (18.67%) System Integration Testing
4 13 (17.33%) ETL
4 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (10.67%) Functional Testing
5 8 (10.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (5.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (5.33%) Coaching
8 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.00%) ITIL
9 3 (4.00%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (49.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.33%) Python
3 1 (1.33%) VB
3 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) ISEB
2 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) MCITP
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Cognos
2 31 (41.33%) Oracle
3 28 (37.33%) IBM
4 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.00%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) Informatica
7 1 (1.33%) CODA
7 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.33%) Netezza
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau
7 1 (1.33%) Teradata
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