The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 - 188
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 5 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% - 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.88% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 13
Median daily rate £475 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cognos Business Intelligence is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 266 229 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 8.12% 6.89% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 156 368
Median daily rate £498 £459 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% -8.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.40 £21.38 £34.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Cognos Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in the City of London

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 7 (100.00%) Cognos
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Data Mart
6 2 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Tableau
7 1 (14.29%) Vertica
7 1 (14.29%) C
7 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (14.29%) IBM
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) OLAP
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 1 (14.29%) ETL
7 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
7 1 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (14.29%) Human Resource Management
7 1 (14.29%) Cognos Planning

Cognos Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Data Mart
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos BI Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Report Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) Vertica