The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
England / North West
Rank 136 149 135
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14  
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 1 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.37% 2.97% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +19.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £69.07 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £69.07 -

Cognos Business Intelligence is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 268 303 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.47% 7.94% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 161 166
Median daily rate £450 £400 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £65.00 £69.07 £60.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.89% +14.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Cognos Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in the North West

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in the North West

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in the North West

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 1 £500 +11.11%
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Northgate
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cognos Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) TM1 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Northgate
3 1 (20.00%) SAP