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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 197 208 188
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 5 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.99% 2.39% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £425 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +3.03%
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
507 545 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.78% 7.81% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 366 385
Average daily rate £455 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -10.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -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 27 November 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 13 (68.42%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (36.84%) Test Planning
6 6 (31.58%) Cognos Report Studio
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 5 (26.32%) Migration
7 5 (26.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (21.05%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
9 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
9 3 (15.79%) JMeter
9 3 (15.79%) Netezza
9 3 (15.79%) System Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (10.53%) Cognos Query Studio

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (47.37%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (31.58%) Cognos Report Studio
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Connection
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (15.79%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos BI Developer
5 2 (10.53%) TM1 Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
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%) Test Planning
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cognos
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Netezza
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) Talend