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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 598 610 541
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -69
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 45 36 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.02% 0.76% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 27
Median daily rate £400 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £383 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £518 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £69.07 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £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
4411 4748 5299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 8.34% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2643 2687 2763
Median daily rate £438 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 57 75
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £31.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -27.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £17.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £50.37 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -25.00%

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 24 July 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 25 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 24 July 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 -9 40 £400 -11.11% 8
South East +8 17 £365 -8.75% 2
Berkshire +14 12 £313 -11.97%
Slough - 10 £313 -
North West +2 9 £400 -11.11% 4
London -8 9 £438 -7.89% 1
Lancashire -6 5 - - 1
Manchester - 4 £400 -
Scotland +6 3 - -
South West +1 3 £500 +25.00%
Bristol - 3 £500 -
Surrey -5 2 £388 -3.12%
West Sussex - 2 £386 -
Gatwick - 2 £386 -
Preston - 2 - - 1
Gourock - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 - -
East of England +15 1 £425 -10.52%
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Ipswich - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 £340 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £425 -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 79 (100.00%) Cognos
1 79 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (44.30%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (40.51%) Finance
4 31 (39.24%) SQL
5 23 (29.11%) Cognos Report Studio
6 22 (27.85%) Oracle
6 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
6 22 (27.85%) IBM
6 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
7 17 (21.52%) Toad
7 17 (21.52%) MS Office
7 17 (21.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 15 (18.99%) ETL
9 12 (15.19%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (15.19%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (15.19%) HP
10 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
10 11 (13.92%) Project Management
10 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
10 11 (13.92%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (13.92%) Cognos TM1
11 10 (12.66%) Integration Testing
11 10 (12.66%) ISEB
12 9 (11.39%) ISTQB
12 9 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (11.39%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
14 7 (8.86%) DataStage

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 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (5.06%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (2.53%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (29.11%) Cognos Report Studio
3 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
4 17 (21.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Cognos Transformer
5 7 (8.86%) DataStage
6 6 (7.59%) OLAP
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (6.33%) Cognos Powerplay
7 5 (6.33%) Data Mart
8 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.80%) Cognos Query Studio
9 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.80%) QlikView
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Toad
General
1 32 (40.51%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Analyst
2 28 (35.44%) Developer
3 26 (32.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 21 (26.58%) Cognos Developer
5 14 (17.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 14 (17.72%) Cognos BI Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Report Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Consultant
7 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Cognos Consultant
9 6 (7.59%) Software Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 5 (6.33%) Cognos BI Consultant
10 5 (6.33%) SQL Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Report Developer
11 4 (5.06%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (5.06%) TM1 Developer
12 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
12 3 (3.80%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.53%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Statistics
4 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (18.99%) ETL
3 12 (15.19%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (13.92%) Project Management
4 11 (13.92%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (12.66%) Integration Testing
6 9 (11.39%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.86%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 5 (6.33%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Coaching
11 4 (5.06%) DSDM
11 4 (5.06%) Inmon Methodology
11 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) Java
2 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.53%) Python
2 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) VB
3 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) ISEB
3 9 (11.39%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) MCITP
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Cognos
2 22 (27.85%) IBM
2 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.85%) Oracle
3 12 (15.19%) HP
4 4 (5.06%) Informatica
5 2 (2.53%) Tableau
5 2 (2.53%) Teradata
6 1 (1.27%) CODA
6 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
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