The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Planning
Rank 616 583 567
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -16
Contract jobs citing Cognos Planning 2 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.034%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.041% 0.064% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£400 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
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 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
4823 4663 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.28% 8.87% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2792 2511 2730
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 80 100
Average hourly rate £27.42 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.80 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

Cognos Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Planning within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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 -29 2 £400 - 1
London - 2 £400 - 1
Luton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -

Cognos Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cognos Planning 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 Planning.

1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (50.00%) Agresso
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (25.00%) CIMA
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Essbase
3 1 (25.00%) HFM
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (25.00%) ACCA
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Cognos Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cognos Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Agresso
2 1 (25.00%) HFM
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Essbase
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ACCA
1 1 (25.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP