The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / London
Rank 329 301 263
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -38
Contract jobs citing Cognos 68 119 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.36% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 84 97
Median daily rate £465 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8289 8724 9599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.79% 40.69% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5726 6313
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 151 189
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.02 £19.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the London region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in London

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the London region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London -7 10 £475 +15.15% 8
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 84 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
2 63 (38.41%) Finance
3 54 (32.93%) SQL
4 50 (30.49%) QlikView
5 48 (29.27%) Tableau
6 46 (28.05%) Analytics
6 46 (28.05%) Data Modelling
7 41 (25.00%) ETL
8 40 (24.39%) SQL Server
9 36 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (20.12%) Oracle
11 32 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
12 31 (18.90%) Informatica
13 27 (16.46%) IBM
13 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
13 27 (16.46%) Banking
13 27 (16.46%) Hadoop
14 26 (15.85%) Cognos TM1
15 25 (15.24%) Big Data
16 23 (14.02%) SAS
17 21 (12.80%) Python
17 21 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (11.59%) Apache Pig
18 19 (11.59%) Apache Hive
19 18 (10.98%) R
19 18 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (10.98%) Java
20 17 (10.37%) DataStage

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 23 (14.02%) SAS
2 19 (11.59%) Apache Pig
3 17 (10.37%) Apache Spark
4 12 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.44%) FileNet
6 4 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.44%) IIS
7 2 (1.22%) Apache
8 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) MS Excel
1 14 (8.54%) SPSS
2 6 (3.66%) MS Office
3 4 (2.44%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.22%) Weka
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (15.85%) Cognos TM1
2 11 (6.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (3.05%) Cognos Controller
4 4 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.83%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.22%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.61%) Primavera
7 1 (0.61%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.61%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) FTP
1 2 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (30.49%) QlikView
2 40 (24.39%) SQL Server
3 36 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
5 27 (16.46%) Hadoop
6 25 (15.24%) Big Data
7 19 (11.59%) Apache Hive
7 19 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (10.37%) DataStage
10 15 (9.15%) HBase
11 14 (8.54%) NoSQL
11 14 (8.54%) Power BI
11 14 (8.54%) Relational Database
11 14 (8.54%) Spotfire
12 12 (7.32%) Sqoop
13 11 (6.71%) MongoDB
14 10 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (5.49%) Data Mining
16 8 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) ERwin
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (38.41%) Finance
2 27 (16.46%) Banking
3 14 (8.54%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.10%) Retail
5 7 (4.27%) Back Office
6 5 (3.05%) Legal
6 5 (3.05%) Marketing
7 3 (1.83%) Front Office
8 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (36.59%) Developer
2 37 (22.56%) Analyst
3 25 (15.24%) Cognos Developer
4 20 (12.20%) Architect
5 16 (9.76%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (7.93%) Consultant
7 12 (7.32%) Data Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 10 (6.10%) Data Architect
9 8 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.27%) Big Data Architect
10 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 7 (4.27%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Big Data Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Data Scientist
11 6 (3.66%) Hadoop Architect
11 6 (3.66%) Hadoop Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) .NET
1 7 (4.27%) XML
2 6 (3.66%) Web Services
3 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.05%) D3.js
4 4 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.44%) HTML
5 3 (1.83%) JSON
6 2 (1.22%) CSS
6 2 (1.22%) jQuery
6 2 (1.22%) MDX
7 1 (0.61%) EJB
7 1 (0.61%) J2EE
7 1 (0.61%) JAXB
7 1 (0.61%) JMX
7 1 (0.61%) JSF
7 1 (0.61%) SOAP
7 1 (0.61%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.66%) Replication
4 5 (3.05%) Reinsurance
4 5 (3.05%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.22%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.22%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.61%) Fintech
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.71%) Windows
2 4 (2.44%) Linux
3 2 (1.22%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (28.05%) Analytics
2 46 (28.05%) Data Modelling
3 41 (25.00%) ETL
4 21 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.37%) Data Analysis
6 16 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.76%) Visualisation
7 15 (9.15%) Data Management
8 14 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (7.93%) Business Analysis
9 13 (7.93%) Machine Learning
9 13 (7.93%) Project Management
10 11 (6.71%) Data Analytics
10 11 (6.71%) Data Integration
11 10 (6.10%) ITIL
12 9 (5.49%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 9 (5.49%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (4.27%) Data Ingestion
13 7 (4.27%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.93%) SQL
2 21 (12.80%) Python
3 18 (10.98%) Java
3 18 (10.98%) R
4 12 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.27%) Perl
6 7 (4.27%) Scala
6 7 (4.27%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.66%) VBA
8 5 (3.05%) C#
9 4 (2.44%) C
9 4 (2.44%) VB
10 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) C++
11 1 (0.61%) JCL
11 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) ACCA
3 2 (1.22%) CIMA
3 2 (1.22%) ISEB
3 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.22%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.15%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) Oozie
2 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) Control-M
3 1 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.61%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (29.27%) Tableau
2 33 (20.12%) Oracle
3 31 (18.90%) Informatica
4 27 (16.46%) IBM
4 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.54%) SAP
5 14 (8.54%) Teradata
6 13 (7.93%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (4.88%) CODA
7 8 (4.88%) Hyperion
7 8 (4.88%) Talend
8 5 (3.05%) Hortonworks
8 5 (3.05%) Vertica
9 4 (2.44%) JD Edwards
9 4 (2.44%) Lotus
10 3 (1.83%) Netezza
10 3 (1.83%) RapidMiner
10 3 (1.83%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.22%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.22%) Cloudera
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