Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 838 799 822
Rank change year-on-year -39 +23 -41
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 25 78 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.077% 0.052%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.39% 1.02% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 56 32
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £413 £353 £313
90th Percentile £536 £569 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +13.53% +7.94% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
UK median hourly rate - £63.52 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +176.16% -66.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.52 £23.00
% 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 6,423 7,637 8,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.48% 7.53% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,745 4,556 4,956
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £304
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 80 82
UK median hourly rate £35.75 £27.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.19% +18.48% -36.11%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.21 £9.80
90th Percentile £67.25 £50.38 £63.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year +66.32% +4.40% -36.81%

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 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 10 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 15 February 2019. 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 -51 23 £450 - 9
UK excluding London -56 18 £483 +13.53% 10
East of England +25 7 £500 - 1
London -5 7 £425 -15.00% 1
South East +8 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Midlands -11 3 £500 +22.32% 3
West Midlands -15 3 £500 - 3
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -15 1 £500 +29.03% 1
North of England -37 1 £500 +17.65% 3

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 10 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (36.00%) IBM
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 7 (28.00%) Tableau
5 7 (28.00%) ETL
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Analytics
9 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (12.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (12.00%) Life Science
9 3 (12.00%) Pharmacovigilance
9 3 (12.00%) Spotfire
9 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
9 3 (12.00%) QlikView
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (12.00%) Publishing
9 3 (12.00%) Validation

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 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (12.00%) OLAP
3 3 (12.00%) QlikView
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) Spotfire
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) Star Schema
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Metric Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (4.00%) DataStage
5 1 (4.00%) Power BI
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) Cognos Developer
3 7 (28.00%) TM1 Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Cognos Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Talend Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Cognos BI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) MDX
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.00%) Life Science
1 3 (12.00%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Mashup
3 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Complex ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Interaction Design
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cognos
2 9 (36.00%) IBM
3 7 (28.00%) Tableau
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Talend
7 1 (4.00%) Adaptive Insights
7 1 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Infor
7 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy