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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 302 284 248
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -36
Contract jobs citing Cognos 322 316 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.65% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.45% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 190 233
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Average hourly rate £21.63 £20.50 £12.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% +61.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+56.09% +53.55%
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
22374 21812 19582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.26% 45.04% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13305 12601 10753
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1013 1010 1117
Average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the England region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 193 £463 -2.63% 33
South East -13 40 £400 - 21
West Midlands -16 23 £450 +9.09% 7
North West -13 17 £432 +1.64% 8
East of England +1 16 £350 +33.33% 2
South West +11 13 £400 -7.24% 5
East Midlands +1 8 £374 - 1
Midlands +5 6 £550 +17.33%
North East -10 2 - -
Yorkshire -26 2 - - 3
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 326 (54.61%) Business Intelligence
2 242 (40.54%) Finance
3 231 (38.69%) SQL
4 187 (31.32%) Data Warehouse
5 155 (25.96%) IBM
6 130 (21.78%) SQL Server
7 125 (20.94%) ETL
8 124 (20.77%) Oracle
9 116 (19.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 101 (16.92%) Data Modelling
11 100 (16.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 97 (16.25%) Cognos TM1
13 96 (16.08%) Microsoft
14 94 (15.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 82 (13.74%) Cognos Report Studio
16 72 (12.06%) Analytics
17 65 (10.89%) Business Objects
18 62 (10.39%) Banking
19 60 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
20 58 (9.72%) MS Excel
21 57 (9.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 56 (9.38%) Project Management
23 55 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
24 54 (9.05%) QlikView
25 49 (8.21%) Data Analysis
26 45 (7.54%) Business Analysis
27 44 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 43 (7.20%) SAS
29 40 (6.70%) MS Office

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (7.20%) SAS
2 36 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (1.51%) IIS
5 5 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.67%) Apache
6 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.67%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.34%) JBoss
7 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.34%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.34%) FileNet
7 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 58 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.70%) MS Office
3 16 (2.68%) SPSS
4 14 (2.35%) MS Project
5 12 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.67%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.67%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 116 (19.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 97 (16.25%) Cognos TM1
3 15 (2.51%) ResourceLink
4 7 (1.17%) Cognos Controller
5 5 (0.84%) Cognos Planning
5 5 (0.84%) Unica
6 4 (0.67%) SunGard AvantGard
6 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.67%) CODA-Financials
7 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.50%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.50%) TRIRIGA
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.01%) FTP
1 6 (1.01%) Internet
2 5 (0.84%) WAN
3 4 (0.67%) NAS
3 4 (0.67%) Extranet
3 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.67%) SAN
3 4 (0.67%) Intranet
4 3 (0.50%) DNS
4 3 (0.50%) LAN
4 3 (0.50%) Firewall
5 2 (0.34%) VLAN
5 2 (0.34%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.34%) FCoE
5 2 (0.34%) LDAP
6 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (31.32%) Data Warehouse
2 130 (21.78%) SQL Server
3 100 (16.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 94 (15.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (13.74%) Cognos Report Studio
6 57 (9.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (9.05%) QlikView
8 44 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (5.19%) Relational Database
10 29 (4.86%) Cognos Transformer
11 26 (4.36%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 26 (4.36%) OLAP
12 24 (4.02%) Cognos Query Studio
13 23 (3.85%) DataStage
14 22 (3.69%) Oracle Database
14 22 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (3.52%) IBM InfoSphere
15 21 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
16 20 (3.35%) MS Access
17 19 (3.18%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.34%) Toad
3 5 (0.84%) ERwin
4 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.34%) Subversion
5 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.17%) Maven
6 1 (0.17%) PROIV
6 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 242 (40.54%) Finance
2 62 (10.39%) Banking
3 35 (5.86%) Retail
4 14 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 14 (2.35%) Marketing
5 13 (2.18%) General Ledger
6 8 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.17%) Legal
8 6 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.01%) Back Office
9 5 (0.84%) Law
10 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.50%) International Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.34%) Front Office
12 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.34%) Games
12 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (34.67%) Developer
2 169 (28.31%) Analyst
3 90 (15.08%) Cognos Developer
4 60 (10.05%) Business Analyst
5 56 (9.38%) TM1 Developer
6 53 (8.88%) Consultant
7 50 (8.38%) Project Manager
8 46 (7.71%) Architect
9 43 (7.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 32 (5.36%) Data Analyst
11 29 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 25 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 23 (3.85%) Cognos Consultant
14 22 (3.69%) Business Developer
15 19 (3.18%) SQL Developer
15 19 (3.18%) Support Analyst
16 18 (3.02%) Report Developer
17 17 (2.85%) Applications Support
17 17 (2.85%) Data Architect
17 17 (2.85%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.52%) .NET
2 14 (2.35%) XML
3 8 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.34%) HTML
3 8 (1.34%) Web Services
4 6 (1.01%) JSP
5 5 (0.84%) JMS
6 4 (0.67%) J2EE
7 3 (0.50%) Servlets
7 3 (0.50%) CSS
7 3 (0.50%) Spring
7 3 (0.50%) Ajax
7 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.50%) JSTL
8 2 (0.34%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.34%) HTML5
8 2 (0.34%) JSON
8 2 (0.34%) MDX
8 2 (0.34%) Middleware
8 2 (0.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.68%) Data Integration
4 15 (2.51%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.01%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.17%) Statistics
7 6 (1.01%) FMCG
7 6 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.84%) Equities
9 4 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (0.67%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.67%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.50%) Social Media
10 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.50%) PMI
10 3 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.50%) NHS
10 3 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.36%) UNIX
2 28 (4.69%) Linux
3 19 (3.18%) Windows
4 4 (0.67%) Solaris
5 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.50%) AIX
6 2 (0.34%) HPUX
6 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.34%) SUSE
6 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.17%) VMS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (54.61%) Business Intelligence
2 125 (20.94%) ETL
3 101 (16.92%) Data Modelling
4 72 (12.06%) Analytics
5 60 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (9.38%) Project Management
8 49 (8.21%) Data Analysis
9 45 (7.54%) Business Analysis
10 32 (5.36%) Migration
11 25 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (4.02%) Data Management
13 22 (3.69%) Information Management
13 22 (3.69%) Data Migration
14 21 (3.52%) ITIL
15 20 (3.35%) Dimensional Modelling
16 19 (3.18%) Kimball Methodology
16 19 (3.18%) Physical Data Model
17 18 (3.02%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (3.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (38.69%) SQL
2 38 (6.37%) T-SQL
3 36 (6.03%) PL/SQL
4 29 (4.86%) VBA
5 13 (2.18%) Java
6 11 (1.84%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.17%) C
9 6 (1.01%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.01%) VB
10 4 (0.67%) C#
10 4 (0.67%) PHP
10 4 (0.67%) R
11 3 (0.50%) Perl
11 3 (0.50%) ABAP
12 2 (0.34%) Python
12 2 (0.34%) Korn
12 2 (0.34%) VBScript
12 2 (0.34%) C-shell
13 1 (0.17%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 31 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.69%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.35%) Degree
4 7 (1.17%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.67%) IBM Certification
5 4 (0.67%) PMP
6 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) ACCA
8 1 (0.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.02%) Solvency II
2 17 (2.85%) QA
3 10 (1.68%) GAAP
4 9 (1.51%) SLA
5 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.34%) Samba
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.34%) Veritas File System
2 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.34%) KVM
3 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Control-M
2 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.34%) OpenView
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 155 (25.96%) IBM
2 124 (20.77%) Oracle
3 96 (16.08%) Microsoft
4 65 (10.89%) Business Objects
5 37 (6.20%) SAP
6 34 (5.70%) Informatica
7 23 (3.85%) Tableau
8 21 (3.52%) Netezza
9 20 (3.35%) Teradata
10 18 (3.02%) Hyperion
11 16 (2.68%) Sun
12 15 (2.51%) MicroStrategy
13 9 (1.51%) CODA
14 7 (1.17%) JD Edwards
15 5 (0.84%) Mantas
15 5 (0.84%) Actimize
15 5 (0.84%) Norkom
15 5 (0.84%) Red Hat
16 4 (0.67%) SolarWinds
16 4 (0.67%) Veritas
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