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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 5 May 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 148 129 174
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +45
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 1.20% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 2.89% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 55 32
Median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
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
1377 2283 2764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.95% 41.66% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1064 1665 1949
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 53 51
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle
4 12 (40.00%) SAP
4 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) Analytics
7 8 (26.67%) ETL
8 6 (20.00%) IBM
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.67%) SAP ERP
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Maximo
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) ERP
9 5 (16.67%) E-business
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (13.33%) Tableau
10 4 (13.33%) Cognos Report Studio
10 4 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (13.33%) Concur
10 4 (13.33%) Informatica
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (13.33%) Banking
10 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) Maximo
2 5 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 3 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
4 1 (3.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (10.00%) Data Mart
4 3 (10.00%) PowerCenter
5 2 (6.67%) ActiveReports
5 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.67%) Power BI
5 2 (6.67%) QlikView
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Cognos BI Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Cognos Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) ERP Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.33%) BAPI
2 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Economics
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (30.00%) Analytics
3 8 (26.67%) ETL
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) E-business
5 5 (16.67%) ERP
5 5 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Information Security
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (10.00%) System Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Data Management
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) R
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CISA
1 2 (6.67%) CISM
1 2 (6.67%) CISSP
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ACCA
2 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Ambari
2 1 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) SAP
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Concur
5 4 (13.33%) Informatica
5 4 (13.33%) Tableau
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
6 2 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (3.33%) Adobe
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
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