Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 829 839
Rank change year-on-year -33 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 30 59 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.058% 0.078%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.47% 0.72% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 45
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +13.64% -9.56%
10th Percentile £408 £351 £309
90th Percentile £535 £609 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £395
% change year-on-year - +20.25% -12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £69.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £69.07
% change year-on-year - -52.95% -

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 6,373 8,251 8,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.20% 8.14% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,728 4,883 5,246
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.95% +0.57%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £295
90th Percentile £650 £650 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 87 97
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.90% +11.71%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.26 £10.23
90th Percentile £65.00 £53.46 £99.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -25.81% +18.23%

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 12 November 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
Top 12 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 12 November 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 -2 28 £450 -2.70% 9
UK excluding London -38 22 £475 - 5
London +12 8 £428 +0.59% 4
East of England +6 6 £488 - 1
North of England -25 6 £475 +15.15% 2
Yorkshire -5 5 £475 +18.75% 1
Midlands -6 4 £500 +42.86% 1
West Midlands -21 4 £500 - 1
South East -5 3 £425 +13.33%
Scotland -13 2 - -
North West -26 1 - - 1
South West -36 1 £400 -18.37% 1

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 30 (100.00%) Cognos
1 30 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) IBM
4 13 (43.33%) Cognos TM1
5 12 (40.00%) ETL
6 11 (36.67%) Analytics
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (26.67%) Cognos Report Studio
9 7 (23.33%) Tableau
10 6 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (16.67%) DataStage
11 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
12 4 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
12 4 (13.33%) Oracle
13 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
13 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 3 (10.00%) ERP
13 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
13 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (10.00%) MDX
14 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
14 2 (6.67%) jQuery
14 2 (6.67%) Change Control
14 2 (6.67%) Talend
14 2 (6.67%) Alteryx

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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.67%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (3.33%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (26.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 6 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (16.67%) DataStage
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (6.67%) OLAP
6 2 (6.67%) Power BI
7 1 (3.33%) Cognos Connection
7 1 (3.33%) Cognos Event Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (3.33%) Cognos Metric Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (3.33%) MS Access
7 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (3.33%) QlikView
7 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Cognos Developer
3 10 (33.33%) TM1 Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Cognos BI Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Cognos Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Cognos Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Talend Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) MDX
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) Mashup
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (40.00%) ETL
3 11 (36.67%) Analytics
4 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 4 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) Complex ETL
7 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Data Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Interaction Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cognos
2 14 (46.67%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) Tableau
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Alteryx
6 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
6 2 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (6.67%) Netezza
6 2 (6.67%) Talend
7 1 (3.33%) Adaptive Insights
7 1 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Infor