Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 808 806
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 -30
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 67 83 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.079% 0.078%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.82% 0.95% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 56
UK median daily rate £475 £409 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -9.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £355 £308 £350
90th Percentile £598 £557 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £390 £450
% change year-on-year +21.79% -13.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
UK median hourly rate £64.54 £69.07 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £64.54 £69.07 -
% change year-on-year -6.57% - -

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 8154 8770 9321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.33% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 5231 5185
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 98 140
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +4.50%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.01 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.83 £90.60 £54.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.58 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +13.55% -12.70%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 13 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 November 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 +2 64 £475 +16.71% 5
UK excluding London +17 47 £475 +21.79% 4
North of England +63 18 £425 +2.72% 3
London -14 18 £425 -5.56% 1
North West +26 17 £425 +13.33% 3
South West +7 15 £490 -2.00%
Midlands +24 4 £413 +11.86%
East of England -18 4 - -
Scotland -2 3 £400 -30.43% 1
South East -25 3 £375 +3.09%
West Midlands +32 2 - -
East Midlands -7 2 £413 -
Yorkshire +19 1 £400 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 67 (100.00%) Cognos
1 67 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (52.24%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (52.24%) SQL
3 29 (43.28%) Finance
4 21 (31.34%) Security Cleared
5 19 (28.36%) ETL
6 18 (26.87%) IBM
7 16 (23.88%) Analytics
8 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (20.90%) Cognos TM1
10 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (19.40%) Tableau
11 11 (16.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
11 11 (16.42%) Data Analysis
12 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (14.93%) Banking
13 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (11.94%) Cognos Report Studio
15 7 (10.45%) Cognos Query Studio
15 7 (10.45%) Oracle
15 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
15 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
15 7 (10.45%) Time Management
15 7 (10.45%) Kanban
16 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
16 6 (8.96%) Migration
16 6 (8.96%) Cognos Analysis Studio

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 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (4.48%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (2.99%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (52.24%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (16.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (11.94%) Cognos Report Studio
6 7 (10.45%) Cognos Query Studio
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
7 6 (8.96%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 5 (7.46%) OLAP
8 5 (7.46%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (4.48%) Cognos Connection
9 3 (4.48%) Cognos Event Studio
9 3 (4.48%) MOLAP
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.99%) DataStage
10 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.49%) PowerDesigner
General
1 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Military
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Developer
2 30 (44.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 29 (43.28%) Cognos Developer
4 27 (40.30%) Cognos BI Developer
5 13 (19.40%) Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Applications Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Applications Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Cognos Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Cognos Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Data Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (5.97%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.48%) TM1 Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) REST
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (28.36%) ETL
3 16 (23.88%) Analytics
4 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.42%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.45%) Kanban
6 7 (10.45%) Time Management
7 6 (8.96%) Migration
8 4 (5.97%) Data Management
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL
9 3 (4.48%) Change Management
9 3 (4.48%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (4.48%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.48%) Master Data Management
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.48%) Project Management
10 2 (2.99%) Change Data Capture
10 2 (2.99%) Data Governance
10 2 (2.99%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.99%) VBA
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) ACCA
3 5 (7.46%) CIMA
4 2 (2.99%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.99%) QA
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Cognos
2 18 (26.87%) IBM
3 13 (19.40%) Tableau
4 7 (10.45%) Oracle
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.97%) Capita
6 4 (5.97%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) Vertica
7 3 (4.48%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.99%) CODA
8 2 (2.99%) Netezza
8 2 (2.99%) SAP
8 2 (2.99%) Talend