Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 798 750
Rank change year-on-year +4 -48 -9
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 74 54 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.96% 0.67% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 81
UK median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +2.10%
10th Percentile £353 £313 £313
90th Percentile £573 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £394 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% -7.35% +6.25%
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 7,742 8,079 8,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.70% 8.41% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,637 4,897 4,889
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £308 £305 £277
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 75 144
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.76 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% -36.66% +15.48%
10th Percentile £10.48 £6.40 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.87 £44.35 £68.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.35% -28.13% +11.82%

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 January 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 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 14 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 January 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 -1 71 £450 +9.76% 7
UK excluding London +25 56 £428 +8.57% 6
North of England +58 21 £425 -0.58% 1
North West +25 20 £425 +14.48%
London -31 15 £496 +10.28% 3
Midlands +13 14 £415 +12.54% 2
East Midlands +12 12 £415 -
South West +20 11 £490 +2.08%
South East -34 4 £375 +3.09% 1
East of England -10 3 - -
West Midlands +12 2 - - 2
Scotland -19 2 £400 -15.79% 2
Yorkshire +7 1 £400 -9.09% 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 74 (100.00%) Cognos
1 74 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (58.11%) SQL
3 31 (41.89%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (39.19%) IBM
5 27 (36.49%) Analytics
6 26 (35.14%) Finance
6 26 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
8 21 (28.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 20 (27.03%) ETL
10 19 (25.68%) Tableau
11 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
12 16 (21.62%) Manufacturing
12 16 (21.62%) Cognos Report Studio
13 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
14 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (14.86%) Power BI
15 11 (14.86%) DevOps
15 11 (14.86%) Semantic Layer
15 11 (14.86%) PLM
15 11 (14.86%) Data Analysis
15 11 (14.86%) Data Visualisation
15 11 (14.86%) Visualisation
15 11 (14.86%) DecisionStream
16 10 (13.51%) Cognos TM1
17 8 (10.81%) Capita
17 8 (10.81%) Banking

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 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (8.11%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (2.70%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.89%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (28.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (21.62%) Cognos Report Studio
6 11 (14.86%) DecisionStream
6 11 (14.86%) Power BI
6 11 (14.86%) Semantic Layer
7 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
8 5 (6.76%) Cognos Query Studio
8 5 (6.76%) OLAP
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (5.41%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (4.05%) Cognos Connection
10 3 (4.05%) Cognos Event Studio
10 3 (4.05%) MOLAP
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.70%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) PowerDesigner
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 16 (21.62%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.81%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Military
5 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Developer
2 26 (35.14%) Cognos Developer
3 24 (32.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 21 (28.38%) Cognos BI Developer
5 13 (17.57%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Applications Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Cognos Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) TM1 Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Cognos Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Cognos Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Business Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (36.49%) Analytics
3 20 (27.03%) ETL
4 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.86%) Data Analysis
5 11 (14.86%) Data Visualisation
5 11 (14.86%) DevOps
5 11 (14.86%) PLM
5 11 (14.86%) Visualisation
6 8 (10.81%) Migration
7 7 (9.46%) Kanban
7 7 (9.46%) Time Management
8 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.76%) ITIL
9 5 (6.76%) Project Management
10 4 (5.41%) Data Management
10 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.05%) Change Control
11 3 (4.05%) Change Management
11 3 (4.05%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) SQL
2 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) ACCA
3 8 (10.81%) CIMA
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Cognos
2 29 (39.19%) IBM
3 19 (25.68%) Tableau
4 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.81%) Capita
6 6 (8.11%) Oracle
7 2 (2.70%) CODA
7 2 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) Talend
8 1 (1.35%) Netezza