Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 832 777
Rank change year-on-year +36 -55 -63
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 44 78 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.071% 0.099%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.57% 0.90% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 85
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £346
90th Percentile £550 £468 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
UK median hourly rate - £69.07 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £69.07 -

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 7659 8657 9492
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.05% 7.88% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4414 5121 5236
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £275
90th Percentile £640 £600 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 99 90
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £26.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +13.10% -15.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.45 £13.43
90th Percentile £62.00 £75.06 £65.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £25.61
% change year-on-year +4.62% +26.90% -21.20%

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 25 July 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 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 25 July 2017. 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 40 £475 +18.75% 6
London +19 22 £475 +21.79% 1
UK excluding London +25 20 £475 +18.75% 10
Midlands +28 6 £350 -12.50%
South West +6 5 £508 +6.84% 2
Scotland +44 4 £523 +30.63% 5
East Midlands -5 4 £475 +18.75%
North of England +64 3 £475 +18.75% 1
North West +36 3 £475 +18.75% 1
West Midlands +34 2 £338 +29.81%
East of England -18 2 £238 -32.14%

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (100.00%) Cognos
1 44 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (56.82%) Finance
3 19 (43.18%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (38.64%) SQL
5 14 (31.82%) IBM
6 13 (29.55%) Cognos TM1
7 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
8 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (18.18%) Tableau
10 7 (15.91%) Data Analysis
10 7 (15.91%) Migration
10 7 (15.91%) ETL
11 6 (13.64%) Banking
11 6 (13.64%) Degree
11 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
12 5 (11.36%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (11.36%) SAP
13 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (9.09%) HP
13 4 (9.09%) Vertica
13 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 4 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
14 3 (6.82%) Wireframes

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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.55%) iTrent
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.82%) Cognos Query Studio
5 3 (6.82%) Data Mart
5 3 (6.82%) OLAP
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.55%) ActiveReports
6 2 (4.55%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.55%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.27%) DataStage
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Cognos Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Cognos BI Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.09%) TM1 Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Cognos Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Cognos Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Report Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.91%) Data Analysis
4 7 (15.91%) ETL
4 7 (15.91%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (6.82%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.82%) Time Management
7 3 (6.82%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (6.82%) Use Case
7 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
8 2 (4.55%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CBAP
3 2 (4.55%) IIBA
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cognos
2 14 (31.82%) IBM
3 8 (18.18%) Tableau
4 5 (11.36%) SAP
5 4 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) Vertica
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle
7 2 (4.55%) Concur
7 2 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.27%) Alteryx
8 1 (2.27%) Netezza
8 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.27%) Talend
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TD Group
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