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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 418 373 306
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -67
Contract jobs citing Cognos 216 265 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.51% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 1.16% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 168 182
Median daily rate £409 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.22% -7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.20 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £21.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.65%
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
22379 22836 21870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.87% 44.26% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13740 12357
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 999 997
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Cognos Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 July 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 -41 82 £445 -3.78% 15
South East +24 58 £339 -15.31% 4
North West +6 19 £338 -20.58% 9
East of England +1 17 £410 +17.14% 5
South West -7 10 £425 - 1
West Midlands -42 10 £388 -18.42% 3
East Midlands +9 9 £425 - 1
Yorkshire 0 7 £338 +28.57% 1
North East -34 4 £500 -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 234 (57.21%) Business Intelligence
2 154 (37.65%) SQL
3 143 (34.96%) Finance
4 137 (33.50%) Data Warehouse
5 111 (27.14%) Oracle
5 111 (27.14%) SQL Server
6 108 (26.41%) ETL
7 73 (17.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 69 (16.87%) IBM
9 62 (15.16%) BusinessObjects
10 61 (14.91%) Microsoft
11 57 (13.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (13.94%) Security Cleared
12 55 (13.45%) QlikView
13 53 (12.96%) Cognos TM1
14 52 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
15 49 (11.98%) Analytics
16 44 (10.76%) Tableau
16 44 (10.76%) SAP
17 42 (10.27%) Migration
17 42 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
18 40 (9.78%) SC Cleared
18 40 (9.78%) Project Management
18 40 (9.78%) Data Modelling
19 39 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 38 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 35 (8.56%) Cognos Report Studio
22 31 (7.58%) Banking
22 31 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 29 (7.09%) 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 26 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.91%) SAS
3 12 (2.93%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.69%) Apache
5 7 (1.71%) IIS
6 6 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.22%) iPlanet
7 5 (1.22%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle UPK
8 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.49%) CMS
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (7.09%) MS Office
2 23 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (2.93%) MS Project
4 9 (2.20%) SPSS
4 9 (2.20%) Windchill
5 6 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 73 (17.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 53 (12.96%) Cognos TM1
3 24 (5.87%) Cognos Planning
4 6 (1.47%) Cognos Controller
4 6 (1.47%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.22%) CODA-Financials
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle iSupplier
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.73%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.49%) HFM
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.24%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.24%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.98%) Office 365
2 4 (0.98%) SaaS
3 3 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.49%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.49%) Veeva
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.18%) Firewall
2 6 (1.47%) FTP
2 6 (1.47%) LDAP
3 5 (1.22%) BIG-IP
3 5 (1.22%) DHCP
3 5 (1.22%) DNS
3 5 (1.22%) Internet
3 5 (1.22%) LAN
4 4 (0.98%) SAN
5 3 (0.73%) HTTP
5 3 (0.73%) NAS
5 3 (0.73%) Skype
5 3 (0.73%) SSH
5 3 (0.73%) WAN
6 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.49%) SSL
6 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.24%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (33.50%) Data Warehouse
2 111 (27.14%) SQL Server
3 62 (15.16%) BusinessObjects
4 57 (13.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (13.45%) QlikView
6 38 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (8.56%) Cognos Report Studio
8 31 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (7.09%) DataStage
10 27 (6.60%) Big Data
10 27 (6.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 21 (5.13%) Hadoop
12 19 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (4.40%) Oracle Database
13 18 (4.40%) Power BI
14 17 (4.16%) Apache Hive
15 16 (3.91%) OLAP
15 16 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (3.67%) MySQL
16 15 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (5.62%) Toad
2 4 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.73%) JIRA
3 3 (0.73%) Selenium
4 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.49%) Maven
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.49%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.24%) ERwin
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) VisualVM
General
1 143 (34.96%) Finance
2 31 (7.58%) Banking
3 13 (3.18%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.44%) Retail
5 6 (1.47%) Legal
6 5 (1.22%) Law
7 4 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.73%) Back Office
8 3 (0.73%) Front Office
8 3 (0.73%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) International Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 129 (31.54%) Developer
2 127 (31.05%) Analyst
3 54 (13.20%) Cognos Developer
4 51 (12.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 40 (9.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 36 (8.80%) Consultant
7 32 (7.82%) Business Analyst
8 28 (6.85%) SQL Developer
9 26 (6.36%) Architect
9 26 (6.36%) Data Analyst
10 24 (5.87%) Cognos Consultant
11 23 (5.62%) Test Analyst
12 19 (4.65%) Cognos BI Developer
13 17 (4.16%) SQL Analyst
14 16 (3.91%) Report Analyst
15 15 (3.67%) Applications Support
16 14 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
16 14 (3.42%) ETL Developer
16 14 (3.42%) Financial Analyst
17 13 (3.18%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.65%) .NET
2 13 (3.18%) Web Services
3 11 (2.69%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.44%) HTML
4 10 (2.44%) XML
5 8 (1.96%) JSP
6 6 (1.47%) J2EE
7 4 (0.98%) HTML5
7 4 (0.98%) Middleware
8 3 (0.73%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.73%) CSS
8 3 (0.73%) jQuery
8 3 (0.73%) JSON
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (0.73%) XSLT
9 2 (0.49%) Ajax
9 2 (0.49%) JMS
9 2 (0.49%) JMX
9 2 (0.49%) Spring
9 2 (0.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.38%) Visualisation
3 16 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.96%) Statistics
7 6 (1.47%) Clustering
7 6 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.47%) FMCG
8 5 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.98%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.98%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.98%) Grid Computing
9 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.98%) User Experience
9 4 (0.98%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.73%) Economics
10 3 (0.73%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.73%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.13%) Windows
2 17 (4.16%) Unix
3 11 (2.69%) Linux
3 11 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.47%) Solaris
5 5 (1.22%) AIX
5 5 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.98%) Android
6 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (57.21%) Business Intelligence
2 108 (26.41%) ETL
3 49 (11.98%) Analytics
4 42 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (10.27%) Migration
5 40 (9.78%) Data Modelling
5 40 (9.78%) Project Management
6 39 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (6.60%) Kimball Methodology
8 26 (6.36%) Data Management
9 24 (5.87%) Data Analysis
9 24 (5.87%) Data Migration
10 17 (4.16%) Business Analysis
10 17 (4.16%) ITIL
10 17 (4.16%) Waterfall
11 16 (3.91%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 16 (3.91%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (3.18%) Data Visualisation
12 13 (3.18%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 154 (37.65%) SQL
2 25 (6.11%) Java
3 23 (5.62%) PL/SQL
4 12 (2.93%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.44%) VBA
6 8 (1.96%) VBScript
7 7 (1.71%) VB
8 6 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.22%) C
9 5 (1.22%) C#
9 5 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.98%) Python
11 3 (0.73%) C++
12 2 (0.49%) Perl
12 2 (0.49%) R
12 2 (0.49%) RPG
13 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) Scala
13 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 40 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.11%) Degree
4 23 (5.62%) ISEB
5 20 (4.89%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.47%) ACCA
8 6 (1.47%) CIMA
9 4 (0.98%) MCSA
10 3 (0.73%) CCNA
10 3 (0.73%) CISA
10 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.73%) CISM
10 3 (0.73%) CISSP
10 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.49%) MCP
12 1 (0.24%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.87%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.47%) QA
3 5 (1.22%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.24%) GAAP
System Software
1 16 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.49%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.22%) Ambari
2 5 (1.22%) Control-M
2 5 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.22%) OpenView
2 5 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.73%) SCCM
4 2 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) Netcool
5 1 (0.24%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 111 (27.14%) Oracle
2 69 (16.87%) IBM
3 61 (14.91%) Microsoft
4 44 (10.76%) SAP
4 44 (10.76%) Tableau
5 19 (4.65%) HP
5 19 (4.65%) Teradata
6 18 (4.40%) Hyperion
7 15 (3.67%) Informatica
8 14 (3.42%) Netezza
9 13 (3.18%) JD Edwards
10 12 (2.93%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (2.44%) CODA
12 8 (1.96%) Cisco
12 8 (1.96%) Sun
13 7 (1.71%) Adobe
13 7 (1.71%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.71%) VMware
14 6 (1.47%) F5
15 5 (1.22%) Opsware
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