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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 388 379 338
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -41
Contract jobs citing Cognos 241 279 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.24% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 184 158
Median daily rate £413 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £69.07 £49.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.24% +97.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £53.50
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
22266 22506 23540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.76% 43.27% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 13559 13549
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 974 1096
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.01 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -20 104 £475 +11.76% 24
South East +30 60 £340 -20.00% 3
North West +14 21 £375 -21.05% 2
East Midlands +2 15 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands -26 12 £363 -36.95% 2
South West +1 11 £425 -15.63% 1
East of England -23 10 £300 -34.06% 4
Yorkshire +2 7 £428 +35.71% 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 242 (59.02%) Business Intelligence
2 150 (36.59%) SQL
3 134 (32.68%) Finance
4 115 (28.05%) Data Warehouse
5 106 (25.85%) SQL Server
6 98 (23.90%) ETL
7 88 (21.46%) Oracle
8 69 (16.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 67 (16.34%) Microsoft
9 67 (16.34%) BusinessObjects
10 63 (15.37%) Data Modelling
10 63 (15.37%) Cognos TM1
11 56 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (12.68%) SAP
13 51 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (12.20%) Tableau
15 49 (11.95%) IBM
16 48 (11.71%) QlikView
17 45 (10.98%) Security Cleared
17 45 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
18 44 (10.73%) Analytics
19 41 (10.00%) Banking
19 41 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 41 (10.00%) Migration
20 39 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
20 39 (9.51%) Project Management
20 39 (9.51%) MS Excel
21 34 (8.29%) Informatica
22 30 (7.32%) SC Cleared
23 29 (7.07%) DataStage

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 22 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.15%) SAS
3 15 (3.66%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.93%) Apache
4 12 (2.93%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.20%) IIS
6 7 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.46%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.46%) iPlanet
7 6 (1.46%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.73%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle UPK
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.49%) CMS
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.85%) MS Office
3 9 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.20%) MS Project
3 9 (2.20%) Windchill
4 8 (1.95%) SPSS
5 5 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 69 (16.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 63 (15.37%) Cognos TM1
3 19 (4.63%) Cognos Planning
4 8 (1.95%) Cognos Controller
4 8 (1.95%) SAP ERP
5 5 (1.22%) CODA-Financials
5 5 (1.22%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.98%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle iSupplier
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.49%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.24%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.24%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.95%) Office 365
2 6 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.49%) SmartFocus
5 2 (0.49%) Veeva
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.66%) Firewall
2 7 (1.71%) FTP
2 7 (1.71%) LDAP
3 6 (1.46%) BIG-IP
3 6 (1.46%) Internet
3 6 (1.46%) LAN
4 5 (1.22%) DHCP
4 5 (1.22%) DNS
4 5 (1.22%) SAN
5 4 (0.98%) HTTP
5 4 (0.98%) NAS
5 4 (0.98%) SSH
5 4 (0.98%) WAN
6 3 (0.73%) Skype
7 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.49%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.49%) SSL
7 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.24%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (28.05%) Data Warehouse
2 106 (25.85%) SQL Server
3 67 (16.34%) BusinessObjects
4 51 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (11.71%) QlikView
6 41 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (7.07%) Big Data
7 29 (7.07%) DataStage
8 27 (6.59%) Cognos Report Studio
9 26 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (6.10%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 25 (6.10%) Power BI
11 22 (5.37%) Hadoop
12 21 (5.12%) Oracle Database
12 21 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (5.12%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (3.90%) Cognos Query Studio
14 16 (3.90%) OLAP
15 15 (3.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.66%) Toad
2 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.73%) JIRA
2 3 (0.73%) Selenium
2 3 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.49%) Maven
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.24%) ERwin
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) VisualVM
General
1 134 (32.68%) Finance
2 41 (10.00%) Banking
3 11 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.20%) Retail
5 6 (1.46%) Legal
5 6 (1.46%) Marketing
6 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.22%) Law
7 3 (0.73%) Advertising
7 3 (0.73%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
8 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (34.15%) Developer
2 117 (28.54%) Analyst
3 68 (16.59%) Cognos Developer
4 48 (11.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 45 (10.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 37 (9.02%) SQL Developer
7 35 (8.54%) Data Analyst
8 33 (8.05%) Architect
9 29 (7.07%) Cognos BI Developer
10 25 (6.10%) Consultant
11 23 (5.61%) Business Analyst
12 19 (4.63%) Applications Support
13 18 (4.39%) SQL Analyst
14 17 (4.15%) SQL BI Developer
15 14 (3.41%) Report Analyst
15 14 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
16 13 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
16 13 (3.17%) SQL Server Developer
17 12 (2.93%) Report Developer
18 11 (2.68%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.37%) .NET
2 14 (3.41%) Web Services
3 12 (2.93%) XML
4 10 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.20%) HTML
6 7 (1.71%) J2EE
6 7 (1.71%) JSP
7 4 (0.98%) JMX
7 4 (0.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (0.73%) CSS
8 3 (0.73%) EJB
8 3 (0.73%) JAXB
8 3 (0.73%) JAX-WS
8 3 (0.73%) jQuery
8 3 (0.73%) JSF
8 3 (0.73%) JSON
8 3 (0.73%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.73%) XSLT
9 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.49%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.88%) Visualisation
4 10 (2.44%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.71%) Clustering
6 7 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.71%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.46%) Statistics
8 5 (1.22%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.22%) Social Media
8 5 (1.22%) Streaming Video
9 4 (0.98%) HP Storage
9 4 (0.98%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (0.98%) User Experience
10 3 (0.73%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.73%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.73%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.07%) Windows
2 21 (5.12%) Unix
3 14 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.20%) Linux
4 9 (2.20%) Solaris
5 7 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.46%) AIX
7 5 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.98%) Android
8 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (59.02%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (23.90%) ETL
3 63 (15.37%) Data Modelling
4 45 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (10.73%) Analytics
6 41 (10.00%) Migration
7 39 (9.51%) Project Management
7 39 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (6.83%) Data Management
8 28 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (6.34%) ITIL
10 22 (5.37%) Data Analysis
11 21 (5.12%) Six Sigma
11 21 (5.12%) Systems Analysis
12 20 (4.88%) Data Migration
13 18 (4.39%) Business Analysis
13 18 (4.39%) Waterfall
14 16 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
15 15 (3.66%) Dimensional Modelling
16 14 (3.41%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 150 (36.59%) SQL
2 29 (7.07%) PL/SQL
3 26 (6.34%) Java
4 17 (4.15%) T-SQL
5 15 (3.66%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.68%) VBA
7 10 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.44%) VB
8 9 (2.20%) C
8 9 (2.20%) C#
9 8 (1.95%) Python
9 8 (1.95%) VBScript
10 6 (1.46%) Perl
10 6 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.73%) C++
11 3 (0.73%) R
12 2 (0.49%) RPG
13 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.12%) Degree
4 7 (1.71%) ISEB
4 7 (1.71%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.22%) ACCA
5 5 (1.22%) CIMA
5 5 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.98%) MCSA
7 3 (0.73%) CCNA
7 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.49%) MCP
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MCAD
9 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.24%) PMP
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.12%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.46%) JSP 440
2 6 (1.46%) QA
2 6 (1.46%) SLA
3 5 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.98%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (1.46%) OpenView
1 6 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (0.98%) Control-M
2 4 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (0.98%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.98%) SCCM
3 3 (0.73%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.24%) Cacti
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.24%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) Netcool
4 1 (0.24%) Oozie
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.24%) vRealize
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (21.46%) Oracle
2 67 (16.34%) Microsoft
3 52 (12.68%) SAP
4 50 (12.20%) Tableau
5 49 (11.95%) IBM
6 34 (8.29%) Informatica
7 23 (5.61%) Teradata
8 20 (4.88%) Hyperion
9 16 (3.90%) JD Edwards
10 12 (2.93%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (2.44%) Sun
12 9 (2.20%) Cisco
12 9 (2.20%) CODA
12 9 (2.20%) Netezza
13 8 (1.95%) HP
13 8 (1.95%) VMware
14 7 (1.71%) F5
15 6 (1.46%) Adobe
15 6 (1.46%) BEA
15 6 (1.46%) Red Hat
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