TM1 Data Analyst at Informa, London, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Aug 14, 2019
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Informa helps the world work better. We enable people and organisations to grow by connecting them with valuable information, ideas and opportunities. We do this through specialist publications, events, training and market intelligence.

Informa Tech serves 7 market segments including: Critical Communications, Emerging technologies, Enterprise IT, Marketing Technologies, Media & Entertainment, Security and Service Providers. We offer an unrivalled reach to decision-makers in the technology marketplace, leveraging over 100 recognised brands trusted for research, information, education, and networking.

We 're a global business of more than 600 colleagues, operating in more than 20+ markets. Our purpose is to help drive the future by inspiring the Technology community to design, build and run a better digital world.

We do this by informing, educating and connecting the community through our market-leading research, media, training and event brands.

Every year, we welcome 7.400+ subscribers to our research, more than 3.8 million unique visitors a month to our digital communities, 18.200+ students to our training programs and 225.000 delegates to our events.



Role summary

The TM1 data analyst's role is to support, maintain and develop Ovum's IBM Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics database. The system is the key data entry point for many of Ovum's data analysis and forecasting tools, requiring timely and accurate feeds of numerical data. The TM1 system houses key performance indicators for the telecoms, media and technology industry as well as in-house forecasting produced by the Ovum forecast team.

Key responsibilities: 


  • Deliver and maintain reliable and efficient TM1 solutions by supporting all phases of the software development life cycle, including gathering requirements, cube/rules/process design, development, testing, deployment, integration, documentation, and post-deployment maintenance.
  • Assist with ongoing user support including data loading, manipulation and extracts as well as ad-hoc auditing and transaction log reporting.
  • Assist the ETL team supporting the data tools that rely on feeds from the TM1 system.
  • Maintain, enhance, and create new web forms for data input and analysis.
  • Work closely with the forecasting team to support, maintain and develop the forecasting systems and processes in TM1.
  • Work closely with the customer success team to provide answers to enquiries and data requests.
  • Undertake performance tuning to ensure reports and processes function within acceptable parameters.
  • Gain knowledge of the TMT industry as it relates to the data sets held within Ovum's TM1 systems.
  • As well as TM1 you will work with Microsoft Excel, Tableau, Alteryx, and Jira to varying degrees.

Skills and experience: 


  • IBM Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics development experience
  • Data and product management experience within a similar environment
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel


  • Proficient with data visualisation tools such as Microsoft Excel and/or Tableau
  • Experience with Alteryx or similar workflow applications
  • Knowledge of telecoms, media and technology industry

Knowledge and qualifications


  • Degree in computer science, engineering, business, economics, statistics or mathematics or related discipline.

Personal attributes


  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude and professional demeanour



Rated as one of the top 5 large companies to work for in the UK, we offer world class career development, competitive salaries, as well as an award-winning benefits package.