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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 143 183 162
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -21
Contract jobs citing Cognos 56 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.61% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 1.32% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 42
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -
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
2715 3329 3360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.12% 46.24% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 2307 2272
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 93 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 57 (57.00%) SQL
2 55 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (43.00%) Finance
5 37 (37.00%) SQL Server
6 30 (30.00%) Banking
6 30 (30.00%) Oracle
7 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 22 (22.00%) ETL
9 21 (21.00%) T-SQL
10 20 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (18.00%) Cognos TM1
13 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
14 14 (14.00%) Data Modelling
14 14 (14.00%) IBM
14 14 (14.00%) MDX
15 13 (13.00%) Data Mart
16 12 (12.00%) ProClarity
16 12 (12.00%) WebSphere
16 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
16 12 (12.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 12 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (12.00%) VBScript
16 12 (12.00%) Windows
16 12 (12.00%) Linux
17 11 (11.00%) Retail
17 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (11.00%) Data Analysis
18 10 (10.00%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.00%) WebSphere
1 12 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.00%) SAS
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 18 (18.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.00%) Agresso
3 1 (1.00%) Endur
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.00%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) FTP
1 1 (1.00%) HTTP
1 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (37.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (13.00%) Data Mart
5 12 (12.00%) ProClarity
5 12 (12.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
8 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (7.00%) QlikView
10 5 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (5.00%) RDBMS
10 5 (5.00%) DataStage
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.00%) Big Data
11 3 (3.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 2 (2.00%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (8.00%) ERwin
2 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.00%) JMeter
4 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (43.00%) Finance
2 30 (30.00%) Banking
3 11 (11.00%) Retail
4 10 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.00%) Front Office
7 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Analyst
2 35 (35.00%) Developer
3 22 (22.00%) Business Analyst
4 14 (14.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) ETL Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Release Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) TM1 Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Cognos BI Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Designer
9 4 (4.00%) Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) MDX
2 3 (3.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.00%) XML
3 2 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (1.00%) .NET
4 1 (1.00%) CSS
4 1 (1.00%) Java EE
4 1 (1.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.00%) Derivative
5 2 (2.00%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.00%) Equities
6 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Windows
1 12 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.00%) UNIX
2 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (22.00%) ETL
3 14 (14.00%) Data Modelling
4 11 (11.00%) Data Analysis
5 10 (10.00%) Release Management
6 8 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (8.00%) User Stories
7 7 (7.00%) ITIL
8 6 (6.00%) Migration
9 5 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (5.00%) Test Planning
10 4 (4.00%) Analytics
10 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.00%) Project Management
10 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.00%) Security Management
11 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.00%) SQL
2 21 (21.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.00%) VBScript
4 7 (7.00%) C
5 5 (5.00%) Java
5 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) VBA
8 1 (1.00%) Perl
8 1 (1.00%) C++
8 1 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 30 (30.00%) Oracle
2 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.00%) IBM
4 7 (7.00%) Business Objects
4 7 (7.00%) Tableau
5 5 (5.00%) Sun
6 4 (4.00%) Informatica
7 3 (3.00%) Hyperion
7 3 (3.00%) Netezza
8 2 (2.00%) Talend
8 2 (2.00%) SAP
8 2 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.00%) Teradata
8 2 (2.00%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.00%) CODA
9 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.00%) Adobe
9 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.00%) Northgate
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