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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 134 153 180
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +27
Contract jobs citing Cognos 18 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.74% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 1.67% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 16
Average daily rate £500 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £511 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
1242 2211 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.59% 43.92% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 1629 1747
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 56
Average hourly rate £22.81 £20.45 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.18 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.40 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (63.89%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle
3 16 (44.44%) Finance
4 15 (41.67%) SAP
5 14 (38.89%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) Analytics
7 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (27.78%) ETL
8 10 (27.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (22.22%) Banking
10 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
10 8 (22.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 7 (19.44%) Cognos Report Studio
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
11 7 (19.44%) Informatica
12 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
12 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 5 (13.89%) System Testing
13 5 (13.89%) ERP
13 5 (13.89%) PowerCenter
13 5 (13.89%) IBM
13 5 (13.89%) E-business
13 5 (13.89%) Data Mart
13 5 (13.89%) SAP ERP
13 5 (13.89%) Migration
13 5 (13.89%) Maximo

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.89%) Maximo
2 5 (13.89%) SAP ERP
3 4 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.78%) ResourceLink
4 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (22.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Cognos Report Studio
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (13.89%) Data Mart
5 5 (13.89%) PowerCenter
6 4 (11.11%) ActiveReports
6 4 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (8.33%) Big Data
7 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (8.33%) ProClarity
7 3 (8.33%) QlikView
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Cognos Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Cognos BI Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Cognos Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) ERP Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Cognos BI Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Cognos Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) BAPI
2 2 (5.56%) JMS
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.78%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Economics
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (36.11%) Analytics
3 10 (27.78%) ETL
4 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) E-business
7 5 (13.89%) ERP
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) System Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.56%) Business Development
10 2 (5.56%) CRM
10 2 (5.56%) Data Analytics
10 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) VBA
4 3 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ACCA
1 1 (2.78%) CISA
1 1 (2.78%) CISM
1 1 (2.78%) CISSP
1 1 (2.78%) CRISC
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) IBM Certification
1 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Control-M
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Oracle
2 15 (41.67%) SAP
3 7 (19.44%) Informatica
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
5 4 (11.11%) Concur
6 3 (8.33%) Tableau
7 2 (5.56%) Hyperion
7 2 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.78%) Adobe
8 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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