The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 21 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.71% - 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Vendors Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 102 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 47.86% 47.44% 52.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 65 112
Average daily rate £410 £413 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £176 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Big Data
5 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
5 4 (44.44%) FTP
5 4 (44.44%) HTTP
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) JSON
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (22.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 1 (11.11%) QA
8 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) FTP
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Metric Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (11.11%) TM1 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
4 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) AOP
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) HP