The table below looks at the statistics for the Cognos Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos Consultant
Rank 587 552 546
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Cognos Consultant 14 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.035% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.038% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.95% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52738 47909 50224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33149 28976 28331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2109 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Cognos Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cognos Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognos Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos Consultant within the UK.

Cognos Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Consultant within the UK.

Cognos Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Consultant
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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 -34 14 £425 -14.95% 1
London +1 8 £401 -27.18% 1
South East -20 3 £375 -9.09%
City of London - 2 £401 - 1
Scotland - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -

Cognos Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cognos Consultant in their job title 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 with Cognos Consultant in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Cognos
2 17 (58.62%) Cognos TM1
3 12 (41.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (27.59%) Cognos Query Studio
6 8 (27.59%) Cognos Report Studio
7 7 (24.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) IBM
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (17.24%) ETL
9 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) Cognos Event Studio
10 4 (13.79%) Cognos Metric Studio
10 4 (13.79%) OLAP
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) Service Management
10 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (10.34%) Workflow
11 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (10.34%) ReportNet
11 3 (10.34%) T-SQL

Cognos Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cognos Consultant in their job title 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 with Cognos Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (34.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Cognos Query Studio
2 8 (27.59%) Cognos Report Studio
3 7 (24.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Cognos Event Studio
6 4 (13.79%) Cognos Metric Studio
6 4 (13.79%) OLAP
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (10.34%) ReportNet
7 3 (10.34%) Cognos Powerplay
7 3 (10.34%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (6.90%) DecisionStream
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.24%) ETL
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow Management
6 1 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cognos
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Primavera
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft