The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 78 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.17% 0.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.38% 1.85% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Business Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
47 54 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.92% 9.41% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 41
Average daily rate £400 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £293 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £49.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the Wales region.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Cognos Business Intelligence 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 Business Intelligence.

1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) DTS
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mart
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Cognos Business Intelligence 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 Business Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) DTS
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mart
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Business Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (40.00%) TM1 Developer
3 2 (40.00%) TM1 Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Business Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects