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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 167 173 147
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 29 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.55% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 1.24% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 39
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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 £69.07 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+225.03% -5.55%
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
1509 2346 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.05% 44.26% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1744 1828
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 51 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.47 £38.05 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 5 (27.78%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) Informatica
5 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 4 (22.22%) Tableau
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) QlikView
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) JMS
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) Toad
7 2 (11.11%) SAP
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (11.11%) CISA
7 2 (11.11%) CISM

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) FileNet
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DDNS
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) QlikView
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.56%) HBase
5 1 (5.56%) OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Toad
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) VisualVM
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) JMS
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JMX
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Economics
3 1 (5.56%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISA
1 2 (11.11%) CISM
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Ambari
2 1 (5.56%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Informatica
2 4 (22.22%) Tableau
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Dynatrace
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Solace
5 1 (5.56%) Teradata
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO