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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 186 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -2
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 14 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.056% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.59% 0.68% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £383
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.00%
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
540 592 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.14% 8.23% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 389 495
Average daily rate £475 £460 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £430
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £31.43 £15.00 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.50% -63.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £14.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £19.90 £54.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the City of London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 19 (100.00%) Cognos
1 19 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (52.63%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) ETL
5 7 (36.84%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (36.84%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) Cognos Report Studio
6 6 (31.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
8 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
9 3 (15.79%) IBM
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Netezza
9 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
10 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (10.53%) System Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) OLAP
10 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
10 2 (10.53%) Web Services
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (10.53%) DataStage

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (36.84%) Cognos Report Studio
3 6 (31.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) OLAP
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.53%) DataStage
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (10.53%) JMeter
2 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Cognos BI Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) TM1 Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Talend Developer
6 1 (5.26%) TM1 Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Cognos Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) MDX
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) System Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cognos
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Netezza
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Talend