The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 April 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)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 623 576
Rank change year-on-year +41 -47  
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 18 32 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.057% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.72% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 60
Median daily rate £475 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £443 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3912 4426 4699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.42% 7.92% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2307 2715 2614
Median daily rate £450 £440 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 33
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -18.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £49.75 £62.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -29.68%  

Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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
England +37 17 £475 +35.71% 11
London +8 9 £475 +46.15% 8
City of London 0 5 £475 +58.33% 1
West Midlands +25 2 £338 +29.80% 3
East Midlands -6 2 £475 +18.75%
Birmingham - 2 £338 - 2
Scotland +36 1 £525 +31.25%
Nottinghamshire +9 1 £475 +18.75%
Glasgow +6 1 £525 +31.25%
Nottingham +5 1 £475 +18.75%
East of England 0 1 £238 -28.30%
South West -1 1 - -
North West - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Colchester - 1 £238 -
Essex - 1 £238 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 42 (100.00%) Cognos
1 42 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (47.62%) Finance
3 17 (40.48%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (19.05%) IBM
7 7 (16.67%) SAP
7 7 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (16.67%) Tableau
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 5 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.90%) Oracle
9 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
10 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (9.52%) Cognos Planning
10 4 (9.52%) Degree
10 4 (9.52%) QlikView
10 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
10 4 (9.52%) ETL
10 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 4 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements

Cognos Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (9.52%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (2.38%) HFM
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (2.38%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.52%) QlikView
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (7.14%) Cognos Transformer
6 3 (7.14%) Data Mart
6 3 (7.14%) OLAP
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (2.38%) Power BI
8 1 (2.38%) Snowflake Schema
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) Cognos Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Cognos BI Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Cognos Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 3 (7.14%) TM1 Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) MDX
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
1 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
5 4 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) ETL
5 4 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (7.14%) Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (4.76%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Data Management
7 2 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.38%) ArchiMate
8 1 (2.38%) Business Analytics
8 1 (2.38%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) R
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cognos
2 8 (19.05%) IBM
3 7 (16.67%) SAP
3 7 (16.67%) Tableau
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) Concur
5 3 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (7.14%) Teradata
6 1 (2.38%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.38%) CODA
6 1 (2.38%) Epicor
6 1 (2.38%) IFS
6 1 (2.38%) Informatica
6 1 (2.38%) Northgate
6 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
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