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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 138 179 121
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -58
Contract jobs citing Cognos 58 37 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 0.58% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 1.36% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 63
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+142.93% -40.12%
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
2261 2730 2635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.35% 42.99% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1667 1889 1865
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.96 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 56 (67.47%) Finance
2 44 (53.01%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (43.37%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (42.17%) IBM
5 33 (39.76%) SQL
6 30 (36.14%) Cognos TM1
7 24 (28.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
9 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
10 16 (19.28%) Data Modelling
11 15 (18.07%) Oracle
12 12 (14.46%) ETL
12 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (12.05%) Sun
13 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
13 10 (12.05%) VBA
13 10 (12.05%) Banking
14 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
15 8 (9.64%) Project Management
15 8 (9.64%) DataStage
15 8 (9.64%) Business Objects
15 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (9.64%) Migration
15 8 (9.64%) QA
15 8 (9.64%) QlikView
15 8 (9.64%) Solvency II
16 7 (8.43%) Data Migration
16 7 (8.43%) Data Cleansing
16 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.02%) SAS
2 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 4 (4.82%) InfoPath
3 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.82%) SPSS
4 3 (3.61%) MS Project
4 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (36.14%) Cognos TM1
2 24 (28.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.41%) Misys Midas
3 2 (2.41%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.20%) HFM
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.20%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.20%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.20%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.37%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
3 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.64%) DataStage
4 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.64%) QlikView
5 6 (7.23%) Cognos Query Studio
5 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.23%) Data Mining
6 5 (6.02%) OLAP
6 5 (6.02%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.82%) Data Mart
7 4 (4.82%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.61%) MS Access
8 3 (3.61%) MySQL
8 3 (3.61%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.20%) JMeter
2 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (67.47%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.82%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Developer
2 30 (36.14%) Analyst
3 16 (19.28%) TM1 Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Project Manager
6 8 (9.64%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Business Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Cognos Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) TM1 Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Cognos Specialist
10 3 (3.61%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Solvency II Project Manager
11 2 (2.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
1 5 (6.02%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) CSS
2 3 (3.61%) JSP
2 3 (3.61%) Servlets
2 3 (3.61%) Ajax
2 3 (3.61%) JSTL
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) HTML5
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Statistics
3 2 (2.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.20%) Equities
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.20%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (19.28%) Data Modelling
4 12 (14.46%) ETL
5 8 (9.64%) Project Management
5 8 (9.64%) Migration
6 7 (8.43%) Data Migration
6 7 (8.43%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (8.43%) Physical Data Model
7 6 (7.23%) Data Entry
7 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.02%) Change Management
8 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Business Process Mapping
9 4 (4.82%) BPMN
9 4 (4.82%) Scrum
9 4 (4.82%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.61%) ITIL
11 2 (2.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) SQL
2 10 (12.05%) VBA
3 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.82%) Java
4 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.82%) PHP
4 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.41%) RPG
5 2 (2.41%) C
5 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
1 8 (9.64%) Solvency II
2 6 (7.23%) GAAP
3 1 (1.20%) P3O
Vendors
1 35 (42.17%) IBM
2 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.07%) Oracle
4 10 (12.05%) Sun
5 8 (9.64%) Business Objects
6 6 (7.23%) Informatica
7 3 (3.61%) Hyperion
7 3 (3.61%) SAP
8 2 (2.41%) Teradata
8 2 (2.41%) Misys
9 1 (1.20%) CODA
9 1 (1.20%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.20%) Maconomy
9 1 (1.20%) Netezza
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: Circa £450 Daily
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: (competitive)
Posted: 6 days ago