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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
UK / England
Rank 423 386 337
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -49
Contract jobs citing Cognos 150 234 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 1.14% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 155 164
Median daily rate £458 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £310 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.11% -1.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%

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
18587 20547 21809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.40% 43.03% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11683 12479 12774
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 669 788 912
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -41 67 £465 +11.04% 12
South East +35 40 £438 -2.77% 9
West Midlands -5 11 £386 -6.36% 3
East Midlands +5 10 £463 -15.90% 4
South West +11 9 £486 +45.14% 1
North West +20 5 £416 +4.06% 7
Yorkshire +2 4 £315 -33.33% 1
East of England -13 3 £400 -3.03% 2
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 175 (54.18%) Business Intelligence
2 131 (40.56%) Finance
3 102 (31.58%) SQL
4 88 (27.24%) Data Warehouse
5 79 (24.46%) Data Modelling
6 77 (23.84%) SQL Server
7 70 (21.67%) Analytics
8 69 (21.36%) ETL
9 68 (21.05%) Tableau
10 64 (19.81%) Oracle
11 60 (18.58%) Microsoft
12 57 (17.65%) QlikView
13 53 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
14 48 (14.86%) BusinessObjects
14 48 (14.86%) IBM
15 47 (14.55%) Cognos TM1
16 45 (13.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 42 (13.00%) Informatica
18 39 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 37 (11.46%) MS Excel
20 36 (11.15%) Banking
21 34 (10.53%) SAP
22 33 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
23 32 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 31 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
25 30 (9.29%) Project Management
26 29 (8.98%) Data Management
27 27 (8.36%) Hadoop
28 26 (8.05%) Big Data
29 25 (7.74%) SAS

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 25 (7.74%) SAS
2 19 (5.88%) Apache Pig
3 17 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 13 (4.02%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.55%) FileNet
7 4 (1.24%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.24%) IIS
8 2 (0.62%) Apache
8 2 (0.62%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.33%) MS Office
2 14 (4.33%) SPSS
3 5 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.24%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.62%) MS Project
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.62%) Weka
Business Applications
1 47 (14.55%) Cognos TM1
2 45 (13.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (3.41%) Cognos Controller
4 8 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.86%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (1.86%) Cognos Planning
5 6 (1.86%) SAP ERP
6 5 (1.55%) Maximo
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (1.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 4 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.24%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.55%) Google Tag Manager
2 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.79%) HTTP
2 4 (1.24%) FTP
3 3 (0.93%) Firewall
3 3 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.62%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.62%) LDAP
4 2 (0.62%) NAS
4 2 (0.62%) Network Security
4 2 (0.62%) SAN
4 2 (0.62%) SSH
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (27.24%) Data Warehouse
2 77 (23.84%) SQL Server
3 57 (17.65%) QlikView
4 48 (14.86%) BusinessObjects
5 39 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (8.36%) Hadoop
8 26 (8.05%) Big Data
9 24 (7.43%) Relational Database
10 20 (6.19%) DataStage
10 20 (6.19%) Power BI
11 19 (5.88%) Apache Hive
12 17 (5.26%) Cognos Report Studio
12 17 (5.26%) Spotfire
13 16 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (4.64%) HBase
15 14 (4.33%) NoSQL
15 14 (4.33%) RDBMS
15 14 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (4.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (2.79%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.24%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.24%) JIRA
2 4 (1.24%) Toad
3 2 (0.62%) ERwin
3 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 131 (40.56%) Finance
2 36 (11.15%) Banking
3 18 (5.57%) Retail
4 16 (4.95%) Marketing
5 14 (4.33%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.17%) Back Office
6 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.86%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.55%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Advertising
9 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Front Office
9 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.62%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (34.98%) Developer
2 75 (23.22%) Analyst
3 64 (19.81%) Cognos Developer
4 39 (12.07%) Architect
5 30 (9.29%) Consultant
6 29 (8.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 26 (8.05%) Data Analyst
8 23 (7.12%) Business Analyst
9 18 (5.57%) Cognos BI Developer
10 17 (5.26%) Report Developer
10 17 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (4.33%) Data Architect
12 13 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 13 (4.02%) Business Manager
12 13 (4.02%) Cognos Consultant
13 12 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 11 (3.41%) Data Manager
15 10 (3.10%) SQL Analyst
15 10 (3.10%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.72%) HTML
2 11 (3.41%) XML
3 10 (3.10%) Web Services
4 8 (2.48%) .NET
5 5 (1.55%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.55%) D3.js
5 5 (1.55%) JSON
5 5 (1.55%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.24%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.24%) MDX
7 3 (0.93%) J2EE
7 3 (0.93%) SOAP
8 2 (0.62%) CSS
8 2 (0.62%) jQuery
8 2 (0.62%) JSP
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.62%) REST
8 2 (0.62%) WSDL
8 2 (0.62%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.17%) Reinsurance
3 7 (2.17%) Replication
3 7 (2.17%) User Experience
3 7 (2.17%) Virtual Team
4 5 (1.55%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.55%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (0.93%) Clustering
6 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.62%) HP Storage
7 2 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (0.62%) Life Science
7 2 (0.62%) SCADA
7 2 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.64%) Windows
2 14 (4.33%) Linux
3 6 (1.86%) Unix
4 5 (1.55%) Solaris
4 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.62%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (54.18%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (24.46%) Data Modelling
3 70 (21.67%) Analytics
4 69 (21.36%) ETL
5 33 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (9.29%) Project Management
8 29 (8.98%) Data Management
9 25 (7.74%) Business Analysis
9 25 (7.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (6.50%) Migration
10 21 (6.50%) Visualisation
11 20 (6.19%) Data Analysis
12 18 (5.57%) ERP
13 17 (5.26%) ITIL
14 14 (4.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 14 (4.33%) Data Governance
14 14 (4.33%) Data Integration
14 14 (4.33%) Waterfall
14 14 (4.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (31.58%) SQL
2 21 (6.50%) Python
3 20 (6.19%) Java
3 20 (6.19%) T-SQL
4 18 (5.57%) R
5 14 (4.33%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.79%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.17%) C
7 7 (2.17%) Perl
7 7 (2.17%) Scala
7 7 (2.17%) VBA
8 6 (1.86%) VB
9 5 (1.55%) C#
10 4 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.93%) PHP
12 2 (0.62%) Korn
13 1 (0.31%) C++
13 1 (0.31%) JCL
13 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (4.95%) Degree
2 6 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.24%) ACCA
3 4 (1.24%) CIMA
4 3 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) ISEB
5 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.31%) PMP
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.02%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.24%) IFRS
2 4 (1.24%) IFRS 9
2 4 (1.24%) QA
2 4 (1.24%) SLA
3 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) Basel II
4 2 (0.62%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.62%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (4.64%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.48%) Oozie
2 3 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.62%) OpenView
3 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) Control-M
4 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.31%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 68 (21.05%) Tableau
2 64 (19.81%) Oracle
3 60 (18.58%) Microsoft
4 48 (14.86%) IBM
5 42 (13.00%) Informatica
6 34 (10.53%) SAP
7 24 (7.43%) Teradata
8 21 (6.50%) Hyperion
9 18 (5.57%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (3.10%) Netezza
11 9 (2.79%) Talend
12 8 (2.48%) Adobe
12 8 (2.48%) CODA
13 7 (2.17%) Google
14 6 (1.86%) JD Edwards
15 5 (1.55%) Hortonworks
15 5 (1.55%) TIBCO
15 5 (1.55%) Vertica
16 4 (1.24%) Infor
16 4 (1.24%) Lotus
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