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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
UK
Rank 591 581 546
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -35
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 10 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.25% 1.34% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 43 53
Median daily rate £463 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £69.07 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £69.07 -

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
4010 4112 4863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.81% 8.03% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2475 2468 2744
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 39
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £69.07 £58.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

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
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 15 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -30 9 £469 +33.92% 5
London -8 4 £441 +26.07% 3
South West 0 2 £480 - 1
Scotland +19 1 £375 -6.25%
South East +17 1 - -
North West +11 1 - -
Manchester +10 1 - -
Bristol +3 1 £480 - 1
Gourock - 1 £375 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Inverclyde - 1 £375 -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 45 (100.00%) Cognos
1 45 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (31.11%) Finance
5 12 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.56%) ETL
9 7 (15.56%) Oracle
9 7 (15.56%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 6 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 5 (11.11%) Tableau
11 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.11%) IBM
11 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
11 5 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
12 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (8.89%) Cognos Query Studio
12 4 (8.89%) Cognos Report Studio
12 4 (8.89%) SDLC
12 4 (8.89%) SAP
12 4 (8.89%) ITIL

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 1 (2.22%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (4.44%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.22%) HFM
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.22%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.89%) Cognos Query Studio
5 4 (8.89%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (8.89%) QlikView
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.67%) DataStage
6 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.44%) ActiveReports
7 2 (4.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (4.44%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (4.44%) Data Mart
7 2 (4.44%) DB2
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Toad
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 27 (60.00%) Cognos Developer
3 17 (37.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (31.11%) Cognos BI Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Report Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Business Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.44%) Cognos Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Report Writer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Cognos Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Unix Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) ETL
3 7 (15.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Data Management
7 3 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (4.44%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) R
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cognos
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) IBM
3 5 (11.11%) Tableau
4 4 (8.89%) Informatica
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) SAP
5 3 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (6.67%) Teradata
6 2 (4.44%) Concur
7 1 (2.22%) CODA
7 1 (2.22%) Epicor
7 1 (2.22%) IFS
7 1 (2.22%) Northgate