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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
UK / England
Rank 439 336 311
Rank change year-on-year
-103 -25
Contract jobs citing Cognos 138 274 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 1.40% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 176 167
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £525 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £69.07 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.70% -1.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-66.70% -1.32%

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
18787 19610 20767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 42.94% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11623 11666 12430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 799 931
Median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £17.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -86 52 £463 +8.82% 20
South East +18 38 £388 -9.88% 7
West Midlands -17 16 £380 -15.55% 5
North West +13 8 £400 - 4
East Midlands -2 8 £365 -18.88% 1
South West +12 7 £488 +42.33% 1
Yorkshire +12 5 £525 +6.06% 3
East of England -12 2 - -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 England region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 210 (58.99%) Business Intelligence
2 131 (36.80%) Finance
3 123 (34.55%) SQL
4 104 (29.21%) Data Warehouse
5 99 (27.81%) SQL Server
6 91 (25.56%) Data Modelling
7 83 (23.31%) ETL
8 71 (19.94%) Microsoft
9 70 (19.66%) Oracle
10 63 (17.70%) Analytics
11 61 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
11 61 (17.13%) Tableau
12 59 (16.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 58 (16.29%) Cognos TM1
14 53 (14.89%) BusinessObjects
15 51 (14.33%) SAP
16 50 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 50 (14.04%) QlikView
17 48 (13.48%) MS Excel
17 48 (13.48%) IBM
18 44 (12.36%) Informatica
19 42 (11.80%) Banking
20 38 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
21 36 (10.11%) Data Management
22 34 (9.55%) Project Management
23 33 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
24 31 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
25 29 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 29 (8.15%) Migration
26 27 (7.58%) Teradata

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 (6.18%) SAS
2 13 (3.65%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.37%) Apache Pig
3 12 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.69%) FileNet
4 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.40%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.12%) IIS
7 3 (0.84%) Apache
7 3 (0.84%) iPlanet
7 3 (0.84%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 48 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.21%) MS Office
3 9 (2.53%) SPSS
4 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.12%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) MS Project
7 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Weka
Business Applications
1 59 (16.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 58 (16.29%) Cognos TM1
3 12 (3.37%) SAP ERP
4 7 (1.97%) Cognos Controller
4 7 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (1.69%) WebTrends
6 4 (1.12%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.84%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.56%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.40%) Google Tag Manager
2 5 (1.40%) Office 365
3 4 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.12%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.81%) HTTP
2 5 (1.40%) FTP
3 4 (1.12%) Firewall
3 4 (1.12%) Internet
4 3 (0.84%) BIG-IP
4 3 (0.84%) LDAP
4 3 (0.84%) NAS
4 3 (0.84%) SAN
4 3 (0.84%) SSH
5 2 (0.56%) Network Security
5 2 (0.56%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (29.21%) Data Warehouse
2 99 (27.81%) SQL Server
3 53 (14.89%) BusinessObjects
4 50 (14.04%) QlikView
4 50 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (7.02%) Big Data
6 25 (7.02%) Power BI
7 22 (6.18%) Relational Database
7 22 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (5.90%) Cognos Report Studio
8 21 (5.90%) Hadoop
9 20 (5.62%) DataStage
10 19 (5.34%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 19 (5.34%) Oracle Database
10 19 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (4.78%) Cognos Query Studio
11 17 (4.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (4.49%) DB2
12 16 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.40%) Toad
3 3 (0.84%) Selenium
4 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.56%) ERwin
4 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 131 (36.80%) Finance
2 42 (11.80%) Banking
3 17 (4.78%) Marketing
4 13 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.37%) Retail
6 9 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.97%) Back Office
8 6 (1.69%) Legal
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.56%) Billing
10 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 135 (37.92%) Developer
2 87 (24.44%) Analyst
3 77 (21.63%) Cognos Developer
4 43 (12.08%) Architect
5 42 (11.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 30 (8.43%) Cognos BI Developer
7 29 (8.15%) Data Analyst
8 26 (7.30%) SQL Developer
9 25 (7.02%) Business Analyst
10 22 (6.18%) Consultant
10 22 (6.18%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (5.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 17 (4.78%) Data Manager
13 16 (4.49%) Business Manager
14 15 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 12 (3.37%) Report Developer
15 12 (3.37%) SQL Analyst
16 11 (3.09%) Applications Support
16 11 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
16 11 (3.09%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.93%) .NET
2 12 (3.37%) HTML
2 12 (3.37%) XML
3 11 (3.09%) Web Services
4 6 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.40%) JSON
5 5 (1.40%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.12%) MDX
7 3 (0.84%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.84%) D3.js
7 3 (0.84%) J2EE
7 3 (0.84%) JSP
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (0.84%) SOAP
8 2 (0.56%) CSS
8 2 (0.56%) EJB
8 2 (0.56%) JAX-WS
8 2 (0.56%) jQuery
8 2 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.90%) Visualisation
4 14 (3.93%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.97%) Reinsurance
7 6 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.69%) Replication
8 5 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.40%) Social Media
8 5 (1.40%) Statistics
8 5 (1.40%) Streaming Video
8 5 (1.40%) User Experience
9 4 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.84%) Clustering
10 3 (0.84%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.84%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.84%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.78%) Windows
2 12 (3.37%) Linux
3 8 (2.25%) Unix
4 7 (1.97%) Solaris
4 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.84%) AIX
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.56%) Android
6 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (58.99%) Business Intelligence
2 91 (25.56%) Data Modelling
3 83 (23.31%) ETL
4 63 (17.70%) Analytics
5 38 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (10.11%) Data Management
7 34 (9.55%) Project Management
8 33 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (8.15%) Migration
11 22 (6.18%) ERP
12 19 (5.34%) ITIL
13 18 (5.06%) Business Analysis
14 17 (4.78%) Six Sigma
14 17 (4.78%) Waterfall
15 16 (4.49%) Data Transformation
15 16 (4.49%) Web Analytics
16 15 (4.21%) Data Migration
17 14 (3.93%) Data Analysis
17 14 (3.93%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 123 (34.55%) SQL
2 21 (5.90%) T-SQL
3 20 (5.62%) PL/SQL
4 17 (4.78%) Java
5 14 (3.93%) Python
6 11 (3.09%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.81%) R
8 9 (2.53%) C#
9 8 (2.25%) C
10 7 (1.97%) VB
11 6 (1.69%) VBA
12 5 (1.40%) Perl
13 4 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.56%) Korn
15 1 (0.28%) PHP
15 1 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (5.06%) Degree
2 12 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (0.84%) ISEB
4 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.49%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.97%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.12%) SLA
5 3 (0.84%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.56%) Basel II
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (2.53%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) Oozie
2 4 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.84%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.84%) OpenView
4 2 (0.56%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (19.94%) Microsoft
2 70 (19.66%) Oracle
3 61 (17.13%) Tableau
4 51 (14.33%) SAP
5 48 (13.48%) IBM
6 44 (12.36%) Informatica
7 27 (7.58%) Teradata
8 18 (5.06%) Hyperion
9 14 (3.93%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (2.81%) Netezza
11 9 (2.53%) Adobe
12 8 (2.25%) Google
12 8 (2.25%) JD Edwards
13 7 (1.97%) Talend
14 6 (1.69%) CODA
14 6 (1.69%) TIBCO
15 5 (1.40%) Lotus
15 5 (1.40%) Sun
16 4 (1.12%) Hortonworks
16 4 (1.12%) Infor
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