The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank - 102 107
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.15% 0.044%
As % of the Business Applications category - 1.20% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
330 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.73% 12.66% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 86 69
Average daily rate £420 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £24.90 £34.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £54.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

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 24 July 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 - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (100.00%) Cognos
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos Powerplay
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (14.29%) DataStage
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Netezza
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Change Data Capture

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) DataStage
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cognos Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Teradata
3 1 (14.29%) Netezza