The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 122 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 1.10% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £401 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
307 273 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.08% 12.73% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 121 84
Average daily rate £425 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 5
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +129.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £11.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Birmingham - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Cognos
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) DataStage
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Netezza
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) DataStage
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos BI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Netezza
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
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