Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cognos Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos Planning over the 6 months to 21 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 Planning
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 871 870
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Cognos Planning 13 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.16% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 16
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £491 £319 £419
90th Percentile £600 £483 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.00 -

Cognos Planning 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 8157 8698 9348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.31% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4811 5185 5206
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% +1.74%
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 90 97 138
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £12.77 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.06 £99.00 £52.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.92% +13.55% -12.70%

Cognos Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cognos Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos Planning in the UK

Cognos Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos Planning.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos Planning in the UK

Cognos Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos Planning over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos Planning in the UK

Cognos Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Planning.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos Planning in the UK

Cognos Planning
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +20 13 £525 +16.67% 1
UK excluding London +17 8 £500 +11.11%
London - 5 £525 - 1
East of England -3 3 - -
South West - 2 £600 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
South East -3 1 £413 +5.77%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Planning 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 Planning.

1 13 (100.00%) Cognos
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (53.85%) IBM
4 5 (38.46%) ACCA
4 5 (38.46%) CIMA
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Cognos Query Studio
5 3 (23.08%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 3 (23.08%) Cognos Connection
5 3 (23.08%) Cognos Event Studio
5 3 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) OLAP
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) MOLAP

Cognos Planning
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:

Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Cognos Connection
1 3 (23.08%) Cognos Event Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Cognos Query Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (23.08%) MOLAP
1 3 (23.08%) OLAP
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos Planning Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
1 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ACCA
1 5 (38.46%) CIMA
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cognos
2 7 (53.85%) IBM