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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 162 185 137
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -48
Contract jobs citing Cognos 34 23 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.39% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 0.90% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 44
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£400 £475 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £383 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £544 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.48 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+214.73% -41.75%
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
2226 2546 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.84% 43.05% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1801 1729
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 45 (62.50%) Finance
2 33 (45.83%) SQL
3 28 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (38.89%) Cognos TM1
4 26 (36.11%) IBM
5 25 (34.72%) SQL Server
6 18 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.67%) Oracle
8 12 (16.67%) Banking
9 11 (15.28%) VBA
9 11 (15.28%) Data Modelling
10 10 (13.89%) Migration
11 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
12 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.11%) Data Migration
12 8 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (9.72%) Solvency II
13 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (9.72%) ETL
13 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
13 7 (9.72%) Project Management
13 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
13 7 (9.72%) MS Office
14 6 (8.33%) OLAP
14 6 (8.33%) Business Objects
14 6 (8.33%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
1 7 (9.72%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.56%) InfoPath
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) SPSS
4 2 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (38.89%) Cognos TM1
2 18 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.78%) Misys Midas
4 1 (1.39%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (1.39%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.39%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.39%) HFM
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (34.72%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.33%) OLAP
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.94%) Cognos Report Studio
6 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
7 4 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (5.56%) Data Mart
7 4 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Analyst
2 22 (30.56%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) TM1 Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (6.94%) TM1 Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Business Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) JSTL
1 3 (4.17%) Ajax
1 3 (4.17%) CSS
1 3 (4.17%) JSP
1 3 (4.17%) Servlets
1 3 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.39%) MDX
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.78%) iSeries
4 2 (2.78%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Derivative
5 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
1 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.28%) Data Modelling
3 10 (13.89%) Migration
4 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 8 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (9.72%) ETL
6 7 (9.72%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Test Planning
7 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.56%) Change Management
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.56%) BPMN
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.17%) System Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) VBA
3 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.17%) Java
5 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.78%) RPG
6 2 (2.78%) C
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) VBScript
7 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) Solvency II
2 4 (5.56%) GAAP
3 1 (1.39%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) IBM
2 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 6 (8.33%) Sun
5 4 (5.56%) Hyperion
5 4 (5.56%) Informatica
6 3 (4.17%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) CODA
7 2 (2.78%) Misys
7 2 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.78%) Netezza
8 1 (1.39%) HP
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