The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 134 148 138
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 68 46 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.17% 0.80% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 1.76% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 61
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £610 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.92% +53.55%
Cognos
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2531 2607 3139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.38% 45.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1797 2191
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 115
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cognos
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 across the City of London region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the City of London region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 79 (61.72%) Finance
2 74 (57.81%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (35.16%) SQL
5 44 (34.38%) IBM
6 39 (30.47%) Cognos TM1
7 35 (27.34%) SQL Server
8 33 (25.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 31 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (21.88%) Oracle
12 26 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (19.53%) ETL
14 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (14.06%) Data Modelling
16 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
16 16 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (11.72%) PL/SQL
17 15 (11.72%) T-SQL
18 13 (10.16%) Banking
19 12 (9.38%) Retail
19 12 (9.38%) QA
19 12 (9.38%) Project Management
19 12 (9.38%) Scrum
19 12 (9.38%) Informatica
20 11 (8.59%) Business Objects
20 11 (8.59%) ProClarity
20 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
20 11 (8.59%) QlikView

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.25%) SAS
3 3 (2.34%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.81%) MS Office
3 7 (5.47%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.69%) MS Project
5 4 (3.13%) SPSS
6 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.34%) InfoPath
7 2 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 39 (30.47%) Cognos TM1
2 33 (25.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (3.13%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (3.13%) ResourceLink
4 2 (1.56%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.56%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.78%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.78%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.78%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) FTP
2 2 (1.56%) Intranet
2 2 (1.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (27.34%) SQL Server
3 26 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (8.59%) QlikView
6 11 (8.59%) ProClarity
6 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (7.81%) Cognos Report Studio
8 9 (7.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 7 (5.47%) Data Mart
10 7 (5.47%) OLAP
11 6 (4.69%) DataStage
12 5 (3.91%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (3.91%) Data Mining
12 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.78%) ERwin
General
1 79 (61.72%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Banking
3 12 (9.38%) Retail
4 5 (3.91%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Legal
5 4 (3.13%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (46.09%) Developer
2 32 (25.00%) Analyst
3 23 (17.97%) TM1 Developer
4 15 (11.72%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.59%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.81%) Business Developer
6 10 (7.81%) SQL Developer
6 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Cognos Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.25%) TM1 Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Consultant
9 4 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.13%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.34%) Informatica Developer
10 3 (2.34%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) HTML
1 5 (3.91%) .NET
2 3 (2.34%) CSS
2 3 (2.34%) JSP
2 3 (2.34%) Servlets
2 3 (2.34%) Ajax
2 3 (2.34%) JSTL
3 2 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.78%) Spring
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.78%) HTML5
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) J2EE
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.34%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.78%) Equities
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.78%) PMI
4 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.78%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.34%) Linux
2 2 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (57.81%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (19.53%) ETL
4 18 (14.06%) Data Modelling
5 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.38%) Scrum
6 12 (9.38%) Project Management
7 11 (8.59%) Data Entry
8 10 (7.81%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.03%) Analytics
10 7 (5.47%) BPMN
10 7 (5.47%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.47%) Business Process Mapping
10 7 (5.47%) Change Management
10 7 (5.47%) Migration
10 7 (5.47%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.69%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.69%) ITIL
11 6 (4.69%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.16%) SQL
2 15 (11.72%) T-SQL
2 15 (11.72%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.25%) VBA
4 5 (3.91%) Java
5 4 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.13%) PHP
6 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) R
7 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.56%) IBM Certification
1 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (0.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) QA
2 9 (7.03%) Solvency II
3 8 (6.25%) GAAP
4 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.78%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (34.38%) IBM
2 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (21.88%) Oracle
4 12 (9.38%) Informatica
5 11 (8.59%) Business Objects
6 10 (7.81%) Sun
7 5 (3.91%) Tableau
8 4 (3.13%) SAP
9 3 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.56%) CODA
10 2 (1.56%) Websense
10 2 (1.56%) Teradata
10 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.78%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.78%) Netezza
11 1 (0.78%) Maconomy
11 1 (0.78%) SmartStream
11 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
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