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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
London / City of London
Rank 151 154 170
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16  
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 2 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.066% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.94% 1.75% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 15
Median daily rate £475 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -29.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +19.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £69.07 -

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 213 229 417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 7.03% 6.95% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 164 302
Median daily rate £425 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.14% -1.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £341 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

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

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (100.00%) Cognos
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Teradata
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) R
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos BI Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) R
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata