The table below looks at the statistics for the Cognos Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos Specialist
Rank - 599 -
Contract jobs requiring a Cognos Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £502 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £502 -
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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Cognos Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cognos Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognos Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cognos Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cognos Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Cognos
2 5 (83.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Informatica
3 4 (66.67%) PowerCenter
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) System Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (33.33%) ActiveReports
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) International Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) MS Access
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) Finance

Cognos Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cognos Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) PowerCenter
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) ActiveReports
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) International Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cognos
2 4 (66.67%) Informatica
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft