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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 592 533 551
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +18
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 28 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.62% 1.30% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 28
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £328 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
4515 5147 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2531 2675 2496
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 87
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.56 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.86% +71.42%

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 27 August 2015.

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 21 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 27 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -53 27 £463 +8.82% 14
London -9 13 £488 +9.55% 8
East of England +3 5 £450 +12.50% 3
Hertfordshire +9 4 £425 +6.25% 3
North West -21 4 £463 +32.14% 1
Lancashire - 3 £450 -
East Midlands -10 2 £425 +13.33% 1
South East -18 2 £413 -
Docklands, London - 2 £475 -
Watford - 2 - - 2
Wales -8 1 £350 +7.69%
South West -9 1 - -
Cardiff -9 1 £350 +7.69%
South Wales -11 1 £350 +7.69%
City of London -12 1 - - 3
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Luton - 1 £475 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £475 -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 89 (100.00%) Cognos
1 89 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (41.57%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (40.45%) SQL
4 35 (39.33%) Finance
5 29 (32.58%) ETL
6 28 (31.46%) IBM
6 28 (31.46%) Cognos TM1
6 28 (31.46%) Cognos Report Studio
6 28 (31.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
8 22 (24.72%) Oracle
9 18 (20.22%) Data Modelling
10 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (14.61%) QA
11 12 (13.48%) Data Entry
12 11 (12.36%) Cognos Transformer
13 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
13 9 (10.11%) Information Management
14 8 (8.99%) Retail
14 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
14 8 (8.99%) Analytics
15 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (6.74%) ERP
16 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
16 6 (6.74%) Linux
16 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
16 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.12%) JBoss
1 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.12%) SAS
1 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (31.46%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (3.37%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (2.25%) Maximo
3 2 (2.25%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (2.25%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) LDAP
1 1 (1.12%) FTP
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
1 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.57%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (31.46%) Cognos Report Studio
2 28 (31.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
4 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (12.36%) Cognos Transformer
6 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
7 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.62%) Cognos Query Studio
8 5 (5.62%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.49%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (4.49%) ActiveReports
9 4 (4.49%) Data Mart
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.25%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Toad
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Developer
2 28 (31.46%) Cognos Developer
3 21 (23.60%) TM1 Developer
4 16 (17.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (16.85%) Consultant
6 13 (14.61%) Cognos Consultant
7 12 (13.48%) Analyst
8 11 (12.36%) Cognos BI Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.49%) ETL Specialist
11 3 (3.37%) Report Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Data Modeller
12 2 (2.25%) Data Manager
12 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 2 (2.25%) Test Analyst
12 2 (2.25%) Analyst Programmer
12 2 (2.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) JSP
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) XSLT
2 1 (1.12%) Spring
2 1 (1.12%) MDX
2 1 (1.12%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Linux
2 1 (1.12%) UNIX
2 1 (1.12%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (32.58%) ETL
3 18 (20.22%) Data Modelling
4 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.48%) Data Entry
6 9 (10.11%) Information Management
7 8 (8.99%) Analytics
8 6 (6.74%) ERP
8 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.49%) Migration
10 3 (3.37%) Change Control
10 3 (3.37%) Test Strategy
10 3 (3.37%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (3.37%) Physical Data Model
11 2 (2.25%) SDLC
11 2 (2.25%) Dashboard Development
11 2 (2.25%) Data Transformation
11 2 (2.25%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (2.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.25%) Java
5 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.12%) VB
5 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) IBM Certification
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) ACCA
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.12%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) Cognos
2 28 (31.46%) IBM
3 22 (24.72%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.37%) SAP
5 3 (3.37%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) Informatica
6 1 (1.12%) Sybase
6 1 (1.12%) Sun
6 1 (1.12%) Teradata
6 1 (1.12%) Vertica
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