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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 543 544 535
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 63 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.24% 1.03% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £548 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £383
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -7.31%
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
5084 4655 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.84% 8.81% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2455 2763
Average daily rate £450 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 80
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +4 53 £425 - 10
London +24 32 £425 -2.85% 4
City of London +32 14 £425 -19.04% 2
Scotland -6 7 £400 +14.28% 2
South East -10 5 £380 -1.93% 3
South West -19 5 £483 +33.10% 1
East of England -31 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £400 - 1
Hampshire 0 4 - - 2
Dorset - 4 £483 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £400 - 2
Bournemouth - 3 £483 - 1
East Midlands +3 2 £375 +7.14%
County Antrim - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Berkshire +10 1 £380 - 1
Reading - 1 £380 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
St Albans - - - -
York - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Cognos
1 138 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (50.00%) Finance
3 68 (49.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 64 (46.38%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (42.03%) Cognos Report Studio
6 52 (37.68%) Oracle
7 45 (32.61%) SQL
8 44 (31.88%) Cognos TM1
9 34 (24.64%) Cognos Transformer
9 34 (24.64%) ETL
10 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
11 23 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
12 21 (15.22%) IBM
12 21 (15.22%) Banking
13 19 (13.77%) Project Management
14 18 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (11.59%) Cognos Query Studio
16 14 (10.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (9.42%) OLAP
18 12 (8.70%) Microsoft
19 11 (7.97%) T-SQL
20 10 (7.25%) Business Objects
20 10 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
20 10 (7.25%) Data Modelling
21 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
21 9 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
21 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
21 9 (6.52%) Investment Banking

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (31.88%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.90%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.72%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.72%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (49.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 64 (46.38%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (42.03%) Cognos Report Studio
4 34 (24.64%) Cognos Transformer
5 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 18 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (11.59%) Cognos Query Studio
8 14 (10.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 13 (9.42%) OLAP
10 10 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
11 9 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database
12 8 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (5.80%) RDBMS
12 8 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (5.07%) Cognos Powerplay
14 6 (4.35%) DataStage
14 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (2.17%) JMeter
1 3 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 69 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (15.22%) Banking
3 9 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.80%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.17%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.45%) Retail
7 2 (1.45%) Publishing
7 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (64.49%) Developer
2 74 (53.62%) Cognos Developer
3 44 (31.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 38 (27.54%) Cognos BI Developer
5 18 (13.04%) Analyst
6 16 (11.59%) Consultant
7 12 (8.70%) Cognos Consultant
8 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 10 (7.25%) TM1 Developer
9 7 (5.07%) TM1 Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Business Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Business Consultant
11 5 (3.62%) Designer
11 5 (3.62%) Cognos Support
12 4 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 4 (2.90%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (2.90%) Analyst Developer
12 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse Analyst
12 4 (2.90%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) .NET
1 6 (4.35%) MDX
2 5 (3.62%) HTML
3 4 (2.90%) CSS
3 4 (2.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.17%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.17%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.72%) Equities
4 1 (0.72%) Derivative
4 1 (0.72%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.62%) Windows
2 3 (2.17%) Solaris
2 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (0.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (24.64%) ETL
3 23 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 19 (13.77%) Project Management
5 10 (7.25%) Data Modelling
6 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.80%) Dimensional Modelling
8 7 (5.07%) Analytics
8 7 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.07%) Test Planning
9 6 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.35%) Migration
9 6 (4.35%) Change Management
10 5 (3.62%) Service Management
10 5 (3.62%) ERP
10 5 (3.62%) ITIL
10 5 (3.62%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.62%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.62%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) SQL
2 11 (7.97%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.62%) VBA
5 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.45%) VB
7 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (2.17%) ISTQB
1 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) ACCA
3 1 (0.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.17%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Control-M
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 138 (100.00%) Cognos
2 52 (37.68%) Oracle
3 21 (15.22%) IBM
4 12 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.25%) Business Objects
6 8 (5.80%) SAP
7 5 (3.62%) Netezza
8 4 (2.90%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.17%) Talend
9 3 (2.17%) Teradata
9 3 (2.17%) Sun
10 1 (0.72%) HP
10 1 (0.72%) Cerner
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco
10 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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