The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 452 344 292
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -52
Contract jobs citing Cognos 174 305 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 1.34% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 198 186
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.82 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.16 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.47 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
Cognos
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21876 22796 21539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.43% 44.82% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13690 13686 12382
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 1021 950
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the England region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in England

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the England region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -99 70 £425 -8.10% 22
South East -3 39 £425 +6.25% 11
East of England +8 18 £450 +38.46% 3
Yorkshire +14 12 £482 - 4
West Midlands -37 11 £430 -7.02% 6
North West -17 8 £400 - 7
East Midlands +11 7 £400 -
North East -51 4 £500 -
South West -14 3 £345 -8.00%
Midlands -8 1 £600 +9.09%
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 222 (58.27%) Business Intelligence
2 151 (39.63%) Finance
3 148 (38.85%) SQL
4 129 (33.86%) Data Warehouse
5 123 (32.28%) Oracle
6 107 (28.08%) SQL Server
7 94 (24.67%) ETL
8 75 (19.69%) IBM
9 70 (18.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 69 (18.11%) Microsoft
11 62 (16.27%) BusinessObjects
12 58 (15.22%) Security Cleared
13 54 (14.17%) QlikView
14 53 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 48 (12.60%) Project Management
15 48 (12.60%) Analytics
16 45 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
16 45 (11.81%) Cognos TM1
17 44 (11.55%) Tableau
18 41 (10.76%) SAP
19 40 (10.50%) Data Modelling
19 40 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (9.97%) SC Cleared
21 37 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
22 35 (9.19%) Migration
22 35 (9.19%) SharePoint
22 35 (9.19%) MS Office
22 35 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 33 (8.66%) Cognos Report Studio
24 31 (8.14%) Cognos Framework Manager

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 35 (9.19%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.99%) SAS
3 12 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.36%) Apache
4 9 (2.36%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.57%) IIS
5 6 (1.57%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.05%) iPlanet
6 4 (1.05%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.05%) Oracle UPK
6 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.26%) CMS
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (9.19%) MS Office
2 21 (5.51%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (3.15%) MS Project
4 9 (2.36%) SPSS
4 9 (2.36%) Windchill
5 5 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 70 (18.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 45 (11.81%) Cognos TM1
3 25 (6.56%) Cognos Planning
4 8 (2.10%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (1.84%) Cognos Controller
6 6 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (1.05%) Oracle iSupplier
7 4 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.79%) CODA-Financials
8 3 (0.79%) HFM
8 3 (0.79%) Maximo
8 3 (0.79%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 2 (0.52%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.26%) Aareon QL
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.05%) SaaS
3 3 (0.79%) Office 365
3 3 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.52%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.52%) Veeva
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.15%) Firewall
2 5 (1.31%) FTP
2 5 (1.31%) NAS
3 4 (1.05%) BIG-IP
3 4 (1.05%) DHCP
3 4 (1.05%) DNS
3 4 (1.05%) LAN
3 4 (1.05%) LDAP
4 3 (0.79%) Internet
4 3 (0.79%) SAN
4 3 (0.79%) Skype
4 3 (0.79%) WAN
5 2 (0.52%) Intranet
5 2 (0.52%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.52%) SSH
5 2 (0.52%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (33.86%) Data Warehouse
2 107 (28.08%) SQL Server
3 62 (16.27%) BusinessObjects
4 54 (14.17%) QlikView
5 53 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (8.66%) Cognos Report Studio
8 31 (8.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 30 (7.87%) DataStage
10 25 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (6.04%) Big Data
12 17 (4.46%) Hadoop
12 17 (4.46%) Oracle Database
12 17 (4.46%) Power BI
13 14 (3.67%) Apache Hive
14 13 (3.41%) OLAP
15 12 (3.15%) MySQL
15 12 (3.15%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (3.15%) Oracle ODI
15 12 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (7.87%) Toad
2 3 (0.79%) JIRA
2 3 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 151 (39.63%) Finance
2 28 (7.35%) Banking
3 11 (2.89%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.62%) Retail
5 9 (2.36%) Legal
6 5 (1.31%) Front Office
6 5 (1.31%) Law
7 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.05%) Marketing
8 3 (0.79%) International Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (30.97%) Analyst
2 112 (29.40%) Developer
3 46 (12.07%) Cognos Developer
4 41 (10.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 36 (9.45%) Architect
6 35 (9.19%) Consultant
7 34 (8.92%) Business Analyst
8 32 (8.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 28 (7.35%) Test Analyst
10 25 (6.56%) Project Manager
11 23 (6.04%) Cognos Consultant
12 19 (4.99%) Data Analyst
13 18 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 18 (4.72%) SQL Analyst
13 18 (4.72%) SQL Developer
14 15 (3.94%) Cognos BI Developer
14 15 (3.94%) Data Architect
14 15 (3.94%) ETL Developer
15 14 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
16 13 (3.41%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.41%) .NET
2 11 (2.89%) Web Services
3 8 (2.10%) XML
4 6 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.57%) HTML
4 6 (1.57%) JSP
5 5 (1.31%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.05%) J2EE
7 3 (0.79%) XSLT
8 2 (0.52%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.52%) CSS
8 2 (0.52%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.52%) HTML5
8 2 (0.52%) Middleware
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.52%) REST
8 2 (0.52%) Spring
8 2 (0.52%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.25%) Visualisation
3 12 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.10%) Statistics
6 6 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.31%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.31%) FMCG
8 4 (1.05%) Clustering
8 4 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.05%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.79%) Economics
9 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.52%) Fintech
10 2 (0.52%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.52%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.77%) Windows
2 12 (3.15%) Linux
3 10 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.10%) Unix
5 5 (1.31%) Solaris
5 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.05%) AIX
7 3 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.79%) MVS
7 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.52%) Android
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (58.27%) Business Intelligence
2 94 (24.67%) ETL
3 48 (12.60%) Analytics
3 48 (12.60%) Project Management
4 45 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (10.50%) Data Modelling
6 37 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (9.19%) Migration
8 31 (8.14%) Kimball Methodology
9 24 (6.30%) Data Analysis
10 20 (5.25%) Data Migration
11 18 (4.72%) Business Analysis
12 16 (4.20%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 16 (4.20%) Data Management
12 16 (4.20%) Integration Testing
13 15 (3.94%) ITIL
13 15 (3.94%) Test Scripting
14 14 (3.67%) System Integration Testing
14 14 (3.67%) Waterfall
15 13 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (38.85%) SQL
2 20 (5.25%) PL/SQL
3 17 (4.46%) Java
4 14 (3.67%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.10%) VBA
6 7 (1.84%) VB
7 6 (1.57%) C
7 6 (1.57%) VBScript
8 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) C++
10 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.52%) Python
10 2 (0.52%) R
10 2 (0.52%) RPG
11 1 (0.26%) C#
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 38 (9.97%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.35%) ISEB
4 25 (6.56%) ISTQB
5 20 (5.25%) Degree
6 15 (3.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (2.36%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (1.84%) ACCA
8 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.57%) CIMA
10 4 (1.05%) MCSA
10 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.79%) CCNA
11 3 (0.79%) CISA
11 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.79%) CISM
11 3 (0.79%) CISSP
11 3 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.52%) APMP
12 2 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.99%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.05%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.05%) SLA
3 3 (0.79%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.26%) GAAP
5 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.26%) HDFS
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.31%) Ambari
3 4 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.05%) OpenView
3 4 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.79%) Control-M
4 3 (0.79%) SCCM
5 2 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.26%) Netcool
6 1 (0.26%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 123 (32.28%) Oracle
2 75 (19.69%) IBM
3 69 (18.11%) Microsoft
4 44 (11.55%) Tableau
5 41 (10.76%) SAP
6 27 (7.09%) HP
7 18 (4.72%) Hyperion
8 14 (3.67%) Netezza
9 13 (3.41%) MicroStrategy
10 12 (3.15%) Teradata
11 10 (2.62%) Informatica
12 8 (2.10%) CODA
13 7 (1.84%) Cisco
14 6 (1.57%) Concur
14 6 (1.57%) Sun
14 6 (1.57%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.57%) VMware
15 5 (1.31%) Anaplan
15 5 (1.31%) ILOG
15 5 (1.31%) JD Edwards
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