The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Canary Wharf region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 22 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.90% 1.37% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 3.33% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £475 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
Vendors Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 150 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 34.18% 40.98% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 125 133
Average daily rate £525 £572 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £634
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cognos
London

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Canary Wharf region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Cognos 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.

1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Toad
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) MDX
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Cognos 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) TM1 Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft