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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Planning
Rank 575 550 529
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Contract jobs citing Cognos Planning 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.064% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£375 £435 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £435 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £435 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
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
4663 4404 4066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.19% 9.04% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2679 2289 1958
Average daily rate £427 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 60
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £55.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +0.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Cognos Planning Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 -26 3 £375 -13.79% 1
London +2 2 £450 +3.44% 1
East Midlands +9 1 £300 -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Luton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1

Cognos Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cognos
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Agresso
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Teradata
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) SPSS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Python

Cognos Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Agresso
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Accountant
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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