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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 118 167 125
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -42
Contract jobs citing Cognos 73 38 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 0.64% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 1.43% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 76
Average daily rate
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£463 £463 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £549 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+56.09% +53.55%
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
2314 2656 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.84% 44.61% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1870 2091
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 43 103
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 77 (65.81%) Finance
2 68 (58.12%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (36.75%) SQL
4 42 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (35.04%) IBM
6 37 (31.62%) Cognos TM1
7 33 (28.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 29 (24.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
11 25 (21.37%) Oracle
12 23 (19.66%) ETL
13 21 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (14.53%) Data Modelling
15 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
15 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (11.97%) PL/SQL
17 12 (10.26%) T-SQL
17 12 (10.26%) Business Objects
17 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (10.26%) QA
17 12 (10.26%) Banking
18 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (9.40%) Data Entry
18 11 (9.40%) Solvency II
18 11 (9.40%) Project Management
19 10 (8.55%) Sun
19 10 (8.55%) Informatica
19 10 (8.55%) Cognos Report Studio
19 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.13%) SAS
3 3 (2.56%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.69%) MS Office
3 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.27%) MS Project
5 4 (3.42%) SPSS
6 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.56%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 37 (31.62%) Cognos TM1
2 33 (28.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (3.42%) ResourceLink
4 3 (2.56%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (1.71%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (1.71%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.85%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.85%) HFM
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) FTP
2 2 (1.71%) Intranet
2 2 (1.71%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
3 21 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (8.55%) Cognos Report Studio
6 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (8.55%) QlikView
7 9 (7.69%) ProClarity
8 8 (6.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.98%) OLAP
10 6 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (5.13%) Data Mining
11 5 (4.27%) Cognos Query Studio
11 5 (4.27%) Data Mart
11 5 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (4.27%) DataStage
11 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 77 (65.81%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Banking
3 8 (6.84%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Legal
4 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.42%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Developer
2 34 (29.06%) Analyst
3 23 (19.66%) TM1 Developer
4 14 (11.97%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.40%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Cognos Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Business Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (5.98%) TM1 Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Solvency II Project Manager
12 3 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Cognos Specialist
12 3 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) .NET
2 5 (4.27%) HTML
3 3 (2.56%) Ajax
3 3 (2.56%) JSTL
3 3 (2.56%) CSS
3 3 (2.56%) JSP
3 3 (2.56%) Servlets
4 2 (1.71%) XML
5 1 (0.85%) HTML5
5 1 (0.85%) Spring
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.85%) J2EE
5 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.71%) Statistics
3 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) PMI
4 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.85%) Equities
4 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) UNIX
2 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.12%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (24.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (19.66%) ETL
4 17 (14.53%) Data Modelling
5 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.40%) Data Entry
5 11 (9.40%) Project Management
6 8 (6.84%) Scrum
6 8 (6.84%) Migration
6 8 (6.84%) Analytics
7 7 (5.98%) Data Migration
7 7 (5.98%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.13%) ITIL
8 6 (5.13%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (5.13%) BPMN
8 6 (5.13%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.75%) SQL
2 14 (11.97%) PL/SQL
3 12 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.69%) VBA
5 5 (4.27%) Java
6 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.42%) PHP
7 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.85%) R
8 1 (0.85%) VB
8 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (1.71%) IBM Certification
1 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) QA
2 11 (9.40%) Solvency II
3 8 (6.84%) GAAP
4 1 (0.85%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (35.04%) IBM
2 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.37%) Oracle
4 12 (10.26%) Business Objects
5 10 (8.55%) Sun
5 10 (8.55%) Informatica
6 4 (3.42%) SAP
7 3 (2.56%) Tableau
8 2 (1.71%) Websense
8 2 (1.71%) Teradata
8 2 (1.71%) CODA
8 2 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.71%) Netezza
8 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.85%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.85%) Maconomy
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