The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Planning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Planning over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Cognos Planning
Rank 633 648 639
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Cognos Planning 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.19% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £463 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4437 4792 5473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.32% 8.22% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2658 2683 2905
Median daily rate £450 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £281 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 68 81
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.64 £30.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.35% -28.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.04 £51.44 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+97.26% -42.06%

Cognos Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cognos Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Cognos Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognos Planning
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cognos Planning Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Planning
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cognos Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Planning
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -1 6 £463 -2.63% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £463 -
Leeds - 2 £463 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
East of England +12 1 £475 -
Chelmsford +10 1 £475 -5.00%
Essex -4 1 £475 -
Harrogate - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £390 -
Berkshire - 1 £390 -
South East - 1 £390 -

Cognos Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Planning 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 Planning.

1 20 (100.00%) Cognos
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (40.00%) SAP
4 8 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) CIMA
6 5 (25.00%) Hyperion
6 5 (25.00%) ACCA
6 5 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Statistics
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Spotfire
6 5 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (25.00%) Tableau
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (25.00%) Anaplan
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) VBA
8 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.00%) ETL
8 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (10.00%) ETL Development

Cognos Planning
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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (10.00%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos Connection
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) OLAP
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cognos Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Cognos Planning Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Accountant
5 2 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Report Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP BI Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Statistics
2 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (5.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VBA
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ACCA
1 5 (25.00%) CIMA
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cognos
2 8 (40.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) Anaplan
3 5 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 5 (25.00%) Tableau
4 2 (10.00%) CODA