The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 City of London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 134 145 176
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +31
Contract jobs citing Cognos 61 74 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 1.04% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 2.28% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 57 35
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £398
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.46 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-34.92% +57.50%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3246 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.81% 45.83% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 2261 2308
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 115 96
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Cognos
London

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 59 (56.19%) SQL
1 59 (56.19%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (41.90%) Finance
3 43 (40.95%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (35.24%) SQL Server
5 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
5 31 (29.52%) Banking
6 30 (28.57%) Oracle
7 24 (22.86%) ETL
8 23 (21.90%) T-SQL
8 23 (21.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (17.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
11 16 (15.24%) MDX
12 15 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
12 15 (14.29%) IBM
13 14 (13.33%) Data Modelling
13 14 (13.33%) ProClarity
14 13 (12.38%) Windows
14 13 (12.38%) Data Mart
14 13 (12.38%) QlikView
14 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (11.43%) PowerShell
15 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
15 12 (11.43%) WebSphere
15 12 (11.43%) Linux
15 12 (11.43%) VBScript
15 12 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (10.48%) Retail
16 11 (10.48%) Cognos Framework Manager

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 12 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) SAS
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 15 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.95%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.95%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.95%) Agresso
3 1 (0.95%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) FTP
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.95%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (35.24%) SQL Server
3 23 (21.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (13.33%) ProClarity
5 13 (12.38%) Data Mart
5 13 (12.38%) QlikView
5 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (10.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 9 (8.57%) Cognos Report Studio
7 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
10 5 (4.76%) DataStage
10 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (3.81%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) ERwin
1 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.90%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.95%) Toad
General
1 44 (41.90%) Finance
2 31 (29.52%) Banking
3 11 (10.48%) Retail
4 10 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Front Office
6 2 (1.90%) Back Office
6 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Developer
2 39 (37.14%) Analyst
3 22 (20.95%) Business Analyst
4 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Cognos Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Cognos BI Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Architect
7 6 (5.71%) ETL Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Business Support Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.76%) Deployment Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Designer
8 5 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Release Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) MDX
2 3 (2.86%) Web Services
3 2 (1.90%) XML
3 2 (1.90%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) COM
4 1 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.95%) HTML5
4 1 (0.95%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.95%) MapReduce
4 1 (0.95%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.95%) Derivative
4 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) Life Science
4 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.90%) UNIX
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (22.86%) ETL
3 14 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 10 (9.52%) Release Management
6 9 (8.57%) ITIL
7 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.62%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (7.62%) User Stories
8 5 (4.76%) Change Control
8 5 (4.76%) Project Management
8 5 (4.76%) Security Management
9 4 (3.81%) Migration
9 4 (3.81%) Analytics
10 3 (2.86%) Financial Analysis
10 3 (2.86%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.86%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (2.86%) Data Architecture
10 3 (2.86%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.19%) SQL
2 23 (21.90%) T-SQL
3 12 (11.43%) VBScript
3 12 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.67%) C
5 5 (4.76%) Java
5 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) Perl
7 1 (0.95%) C++
7 1 (0.95%) VB
7 1 (0.95%) VBA
7 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.95%) ACCA
3 1 (0.95%) CIMA
3 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.57%) Oracle
3 15 (14.29%) IBM
4 10 (9.52%) Business Objects
5 8 (7.62%) Tableau
6 7 (6.67%) Sun
7 5 (4.76%) SAP
8 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.86%) Teradata
9 2 (1.90%) Netezza
9 2 (1.90%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.90%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.90%) Informatica
9 2 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.90%) Talend
10 1 (0.95%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.95%) Adobe
10 1 (0.95%) CA
10 1 (0.95%) Northgate
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