Period
to 22 April 2018

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 6 months to 22 April 2018 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
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 794 775
Rank change year-on-year -34 -19 -78
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 54 42 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.046% 0.089%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.76% 0.55% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 72
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £352 £305 £306
90th Percentile £525 £550 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +14.48% -9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
UK median hourly rate £63.52 £23.00 £69.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.16% -66.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £63.52 £23.00 £69.07
% change year-on-year +176.16% -66.70% -

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7,067 7,689 8,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.99% 8.36% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,152 4,524 4,903
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 98 110
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.48 £31.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -1.19% +31.82%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.98 £14.34
90th Percentile £55.85 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.48 £35.25
% change year-on-year -36.46% -10.71% +95.83%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cognos Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 13 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 6 months to 22 April 2018. 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
England -19 53 £425 - 5
UK excluding London -13 41 £415 +14.48% 2
North of England +3 18 £419 -20.24% 1
North West 0 14 £443 -15.71% 1
Midlands -5 14 £415 +18.57%
East Midlands +9 12 £415 -12.63%
London -54 10 £500 +5.26% 3
South East -25 5 £388 +25.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £388 -
South West +12 2 £425 -11.46%
West Midlands -9 2 - -
East of England -11 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 54 (100.00%) Cognos
1 54 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (62.96%) SQL
3 27 (50.00%) IBM
4 24 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (42.59%) Analytics
6 21 (38.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
8 18 (33.33%) Finance
9 17 (31.48%) Manufacturing
9 17 (31.48%) Cognos Report Studio
10 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (27.78%) Tableau
12 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
12 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (24.07%) Power BI
14 12 (22.22%) DevOps
14 12 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
14 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
14 12 (22.22%) ETL
14 12 (22.22%) DecisionStream
14 12 (22.22%) PLM
14 12 (22.22%) Semantic Layer
15 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
16 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
17 7 (12.96%) Cognos TM1
18 6 (11.11%) Capita
19 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
19 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
19 5 (9.26%) Migration

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 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (7.41%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (3.70%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (38.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 17 (31.48%) Cognos Report Studio
4 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (24.07%) Power BI
7 12 (22.22%) DecisionStream
7 12 (22.22%) Semantic Layer
8 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
9 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (3.70%) ZAP BI
11 1 (1.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 1 (1.85%) Cognos Connection
11 1 (1.85%) Cognos Event Studio
11 1 (1.85%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (1.85%) Cognos Transformer
11 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) PeopleTools
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (31.48%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Military
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Cognos Developer
3 19 (35.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (27.78%) Cognos BI Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Cognos Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Cognos Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) PeopleSoft Developer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) TM1 Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Fintech
3 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (42.59%) Analytics
3 12 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 12 (22.22%) DevOps
3 12 (22.22%) ETL
3 12 (22.22%) PLM
3 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Change Control
6 3 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (5.56%) Kanban
6 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.56%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Time Management
7 2 (3.70%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (3.70%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) ACCA
3 5 (9.26%) CIMA
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Cognos
2 27 (50.00%) IBM
3 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.78%) Tableau
5 6 (11.11%) Capita
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle
7 3 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (3.70%) Talend
9 1 (1.85%) Netezza