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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 140 140 179
Rank change year-on-year
0 +39
Contract jobs citing Cognos 25 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 1.41% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 20
Median daily rate £500 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £82.00
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
1344 1349 2480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.46% 39.20% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1025 1812
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 70
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.50 £22.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 18 (51.43%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
2 12 (34.29%) Informatica
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 9 (25.71%) ETL
5 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
5 9 (25.71%) Oracle
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.71%) QlikView
5 9 (25.71%) Analytics
6 8 (22.86%) Tableau
6 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.00%) Teradata
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.00%) SAS
8 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (17.14%) Back Office
8 6 (17.14%) Data Management
8 6 (17.14%) Investment Banking
8 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Business Development
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.29%) FileNet
9 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 5 (14.29%) IBM
10 4 (11.43%) Data Mining

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 7 (20.00%) SAS
2 5 (14.29%) FileNet
3 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) SPSS
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (2.86%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DDNS
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) QlikView
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
5 3 (8.57%) Big Data
5 3 (8.57%) OLAP
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.71%) DataStage
6 2 (5.71%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (5.71%) Pentaho
6 2 (5.71%) Spotfire
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.86%) MySQL
7 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) VisualVM
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Back Office
3 6 (17.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Programme Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Reinsurance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) JMS
5 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) JMX
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Conversion
2 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Analytics
3 9 (25.71%) ETL
4 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Business Development
5 6 (17.14%) Data Management
5 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Data Governance
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) R
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cacti
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Informatica
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) Tableau
4 7 (20.00%) Teradata
5 5 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) Lotus
6 4 (11.43%) SAP
7 3 (8.57%) Hyperion
7 3 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
8 2 (5.71%) CODA
8 2 (5.71%) DataFlux
8 2 (5.71%) Netezza
9 1 (2.86%) Alteryx
9 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace
9 1 (2.86%) F5
9 1 (2.86%) Solace
9 1 (2.86%) TIBCO