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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 169 142 176
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +34
Contract jobs citing Cognos 29 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 1.05% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 2.31% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 33
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.46 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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
2369 2646 3288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.08% 45.51% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1759 1826 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 94
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 64 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (54.81%) Finance
3 42 (40.38%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (32.69%) SQL Server
5 32 (30.77%) SQL
6 28 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 25 (24.04%) Oracle
9 24 (23.08%) IBM
10 23 (22.12%) ETL
11 22 (21.15%) Cognos TM1
12 21 (20.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (15.38%) T-SQL
15 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (13.46%) Banking
16 14 (13.46%) ProClarity
16 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (12.50%) Retail
17 13 (12.50%) Configuration Management
18 12 (11.54%) Scrum
19 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
19 11 (10.58%) Informatica
20 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
20 10 (9.62%) Project Management
20 10 (9.62%) Analytics
20 10 (9.62%) QlikView

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SAS
3 2 (1.92%) IIS
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Project
3 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.92%) SPSS
4 2 (1.92%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Cognos TM1
2 20 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.88%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (2.88%) ResourceLink
4 2 (1.92%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.92%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.96%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.96%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Intranet
1 2 (1.92%) Extranet
2 1 (0.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (40.38%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (32.69%) SQL Server
3 28 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (20.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (13.46%) ProClarity
6 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (9.62%) QlikView
8 9 (8.65%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (6.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 5 (4.81%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (4.81%) Data Mart
11 5 (4.81%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (3.85%) DataStage
12 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.96%) ERwin
General
1 57 (54.81%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Banking
3 13 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Legal
6 3 (2.88%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Marketing
8 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.96%) Front Office
8 1 (0.96%) Back Office
8 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (52.88%) Developer
2 15 (14.42%) Analyst
2 15 (14.42%) TM1 Developer
3 13 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 13 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Cognos Developer
5 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Business Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Informatica Developer
9 3 (2.88%) MI Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) TM1 Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.88%) Architect
9 3 (2.88%) Development Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (1.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (0.96%) XML
3 1 (0.96%) JMS
3 1 (0.96%) Middleware
3 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.96%) BAPI
3 1 (0.96%) Spring
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.96%) HTML5
3 1 (0.96%) J2EE
3 1 (0.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.92%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.92%) Market Risk
3 2 (1.92%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.96%) PMI
4 1 (0.96%) NHS
4 1 (0.96%) DTV
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (22.12%) ETL
3 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 12 (11.54%) Scrum
7 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
8 10 (9.62%) Project Management
8 10 (9.62%) Analytics
9 8 (7.69%) Data Entry
10 6 (5.77%) Change Management
10 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
12 4 (3.85%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.85%) System Testing
12 4 (3.85%) Migration
12 4 (3.85%) Business Analysis
13 3 (2.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.77%) SQL
2 16 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.77%) VBA
5 3 (2.88%) VB
6 2 (1.92%) C#
6 2 (1.92%) Java
6 2 (1.92%) VB6
7 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) IBM Certification
1 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.92%) GAAP
4 1 (0.96%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.04%) Oracle
3 24 (23.08%) IBM
4 11 (10.58%) Informatica
5 5 (4.81%) Sun
5 5 (4.81%) Tableau
5 5 (4.81%) SAP
6 4 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.88%) Teradata
8 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.92%) CODA
8 2 (1.92%) Websense
9 1 (0.96%) SmartStream
9 1 (0.96%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.96%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.96%) Netezza
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