Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 210 229
Rank change year-on-year +26 +19 -44
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 17 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.06% 2.23% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
North West median daily rate £425 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -18.42% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £425
90th Percentile £525 £513 £556
England median daily rate £475 £407 £450
% change year-on-year +16.71% -9.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
North West median hourly rate £66.80 £69.07 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% - -
England median hourly rate £64.54 £69.07 -
% change year-on-year -6.57% - -

Cognos Business Intelligence is in the Business Applications category. The following 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.

All Business Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 556 629 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.69% 9.22% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 386 375
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% -5.82% +0.29%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £553 £575
England median daily rate £475 £445 £435
% change year-on-year +6.74% +2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 17
North West median hourly rate £66.80 £59.31 £50.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +18.43% +86.66%
10th Percentile £61.56 £10.58 £21.64
90th Percentile £69.07 £69.07 £52.47
England median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.68% +12.73% +3.62%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cognos Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +32 11 £425 +6.25% 3
Lancashire +12 5 £375 +8.30%
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Cognos Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (100.00%) Cognos
1 17 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (70.59%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Tableau
5 7 (41.18%) Time Management
5 7 (41.18%) Kanban
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) ETL
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (29.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) Capita
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) CIMA
9 2 (11.76%) ACCA
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (5.88%) ERP
10 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle

Cognos Business Intelligence
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (29.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Cognos Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Cognos BI Developer
4 7 (41.18%) Analyst
5 5 (29.41%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Kanban
3 7 (41.18%) Time Management
4 5 (29.41%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) ERP
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ACCA
2 2 (11.76%) CIMA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cognos
2 7 (41.18%) Tableau
3 4 (23.53%) Capita
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle