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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
London / City of London
Rank 145 139 146
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Cognos 10 14 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.44% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.10% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 28
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £622 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%

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
1218 1275 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.27% 39.94% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 953 1629
Median daily rate £450 £438 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £28.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (30.56%) Data Modelling
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Informatica
5 9 (25.00%) QlikView
5 9 (25.00%) Tableau
6 8 (22.22%) Analytics
6 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.22%) Banking
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.22%) SAS
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle
7 7 (19.44%) ETL
7 7 (19.44%) IBM
7 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Teradata
8 6 (16.67%) Data Management
8 6 (16.67%) SPSS
8 6 (16.67%) Back Office
8 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
9 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (13.89%) Business Development
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (11.11%) Waterfall

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 8 (22.22%) SAS
2 4 (11.11%) FileNet
2 4 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) SPSS
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (2.78%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) QlikView
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 4 (11.11%) Spotfire
6 3 (8.33%) Big Data
6 3 (8.33%) OLAP
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (5.56%) DataStage
7 2 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (5.56%) Pentaho
7 2 (5.56%) Power BI
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Back Office
4 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Front Office
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Business Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Cognos Planning Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Reinsurance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
1 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (30.56%) Data Modelling
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Analytics
4 7 (19.44%) ETL
4 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Data Management
6 5 (13.89%) Business Development
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (11.11%) MVC
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 3 (8.33%) Data Conversion
8 3 (8.33%) Data Governance
8 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
8 3 (8.33%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) R
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Informatica
1 9 (25.00%) Tableau
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) IBM
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) Teradata
5 4 (11.11%) CODA
5 4 (11.11%) Lotus
5 4 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (5.56%) Ab Initio
6 2 (5.56%) DataFlux
6 2 (5.56%) Hyperion
6 2 (5.56%) Netezza
7 1 (2.78%) Alteryx
7 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
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