Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 866 813 821
Rank change year-on-year -53 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 21 53 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.054% 0.067%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.67% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 36
UK median daily rate £469 £475 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +16.28% -9.22%
10th Percentile £381 £325 £320
90th Percentile £513 £600 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
UK median hourly rate - - £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £69.07

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 6,348 7,911 8,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.28% 8.08% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,700 4,657 5,207
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £660 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.47% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 106 99
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £61.13 £57.50 £72.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -16.00% -21.26% +41.11%

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 23 September 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 11 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 23 September 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 -31 21 £469 -1.32% 4
UK excluding London -23 14 £475 - 3
London -34 7 £463 -1.86% 1
North of England -18 6 £475 +5.56% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £475 -
South East -13 3 £425 -
East of England -2 2 £488 +105.26%
Midlands -16 2 £538 +53.57%
West Midlands -26 2 £538 +53.57%
North West -10 1 - - 2
South West -23 1 £400 -18.37% 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (100.00%) Cognos
1 21 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) IBM
4 10 (47.62%) Analytics
5 9 (42.86%) Cognos TM1
5 9 (42.86%) ETL
6 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
7 6 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (23.81%) DataStage
9 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
9 4 (19.05%) Tableau
10 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.52%) CSS
11 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
11 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 2 (9.52%) Finance
11 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
11 2 (9.52%) Migration
11 2 (9.52%) MDX
11 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
11 2 (9.52%) Data Engineering
11 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Movex
2 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
3 5 (23.81%) DataStage
4 2 (9.52%) Power BI
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Connection
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.76%) MS Access
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
5 1 (4.76%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Cognos Developer
3 8 (38.10%) TM1 Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Cognos BI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (9.52%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Cognos Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Cognos Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Talend Developer
7 1 (4.76%) TM1 Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) MDX
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (47.62%) Analytics
3 9 (42.86%) ETL
4 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
5 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.76%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Release Management
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Statistics
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cognos
2 11 (52.38%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) Tableau
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Alteryx
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Netezza
6 1 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (4.76%) Talend