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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 158 157 143
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 54 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.91% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 2.12% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 41 44
Median daily rate £450 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.65%
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
1421 2552 2552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.67% 43.09% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1885 1738
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 64 54
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £32.20 £34.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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
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 25 July 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 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) Tableau
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) ETL
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Big Data
6 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
7 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
7 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) QlikView
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) SAP
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) JMS
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (10.53%) Toad
8 2 (10.53%) MicroStrategy

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) FileNet
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DDNS
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data
4 3 (15.79%) QlikView
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (10.53%) Power BI
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
6 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (5.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.26%) HBase
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (5.26%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Toad
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) VisualVM
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) JMS
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) JMX
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Economics
3 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Business Development
5 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) R
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISA
1 2 (10.53%) CISM
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Ambari
2 1 (5.26%) Cacti
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
1 5 (26.32%) Tableau
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Hyperion
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) Solace
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
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