Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 807 837
Rank change year-on-year -69 +30 -57
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 25 44 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.046% 0.071%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.37% 0.57% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 45
UK median daily rate £469 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £359 £333 £306
90th Percentile £498 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -15.26% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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 6,773 7,744 8,702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.50% 8.13% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,951 4,470 5,154
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 114 97
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £32.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.48% +17.27% +7.38%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.33 £10.39
90th Percentile £50.25 £59.40 £81.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.96 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -37.27% +16.67% +25.00%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -42 25 £469 -1.32% 7
UK excluding London -36 17 £403 -15.26% 3
North of England -15 8 £475 - 3
London -64 8 £490 +3.16% 4
Yorkshire - 8 £475 - 2
South East - 4 £388 -
South West +3 2 £400 -21.18%
Midlands -15 2 £403 +15.00%
East of England +2 1 £475 +100.00%
East Midlands 0 1 £403 -15.26%
West Midlands -25 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 25 (100.00%) Cognos
1 25 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) IBM
4 11 (44.00%) Analytics
4 11 (44.00%) ETL
5 10 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (36.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (36.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 7 (28.00%) Cognos Report Studio
8 6 (24.00%) DataStage
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (16.00%) Tableau
11 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
11 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (12.00%) Power BI
11 3 (12.00%) Netezza
11 3 (12.00%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
12 2 (8.00%) PeopleTools
12 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing

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 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.00%) Movex
3 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (36.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 9 (36.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (28.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 6 (24.00%) DataStage
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.00%) Power BI
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
8 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (4.00%) MS Access
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Cognos Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Cognos BI Developer
4 6 (24.00%) TM1 Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Cognos Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Cognos Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (44.00%) Analytics
2 11 (44.00%) ETL
3 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Data Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cognos
2 13 (52.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Tableau
5 3 (12.00%) Netezza
5 3 (12.00%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (8.00%) Alteryx
7 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) Talend