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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos Specialist
Rank - 614 585
Contract jobs requiring a Cognos Specialist 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £491 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £491 £400
% change year-on-year
- +22.62%
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
1 4 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (50.00%) ActiveReports
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) International Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (25.00%) SAP

Cognos Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (50.00%) ActiveReports
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP