The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 202 203 196
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.20% 0.082%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.83% 2.67% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
481 525 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.51% 7.69% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 353 372
Average daily rate £463 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £29.20 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.20% -32.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the City of London region.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cognos Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 18 (100.00%) Cognos
1 18 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) IBM
7 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 5 (27.78%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (27.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (22.22%) Banking
8 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
8 4 (22.22%) Netezza
8 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
8 4 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (22.22%) ETL
8 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
9 3 (16.67%) JMeter
9 3 (16.67%) System Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
10 2 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cognos Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos Business Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) Cognos Report Studio
3 5 (27.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (5.56%) DB2
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Connection
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos BI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) TM1 Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cognos
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Netezza
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com