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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 246 260 227
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Contract jobs citing Cognos 192 173 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 1.51% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 121 128
Average daily rate
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£475 £470 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.23 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -
Cognos
England

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
11228 11427 11756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.18% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7256 7428 7139
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 254 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +36 56 £470 +4.44% 17
Canary Wharf +19 2 £450 -30.76%
Docklands, London +7 2 £501 -9.00%
Uxbridge -9 1 £450 +1.40%
Paddington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 194 (50.92%) Business Intelligence
2 179 (46.98%) SQL
3 164 (43.04%) Data Warehouse
4 160 (41.99%) Finance
5 134 (35.17%) Oracle
6 101 (26.51%) ETL
7 95 (24.93%) Banking
8 90 (23.62%) Cognos TM1
9 85 (22.31%) SQL Server
10 60 (15.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 58 (15.22%) QlikView
12 53 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (13.65%) IBM
14 51 (13.39%) Business Objects
15 48 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
16 47 (12.34%) Microsoft
16 47 (12.34%) DataStage
17 46 (12.07%) Data Modelling
18 44 (11.55%) Investment Banking
19 43 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 43 (11.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
20 34 (8.92%) Project Management
21 33 (8.66%) T-SQL
22 32 (8.40%) Cognos Report Studio
23 29 (7.61%) MS Excel
24 27 (7.09%) Degree
25 24 (6.30%) Relational Database
25 24 (6.30%) Data Integration
26 23 (6.04%) Analytics
26 23 (6.04%) MDX

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 18 (4.72%) SharePoint
1 18 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (4.20%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.15%) SAS
4 9 (2.36%) IIS
5 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.57%) MS Office
4 3 (0.79%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 90 (23.62%) Cognos TM1
2 60 (15.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.31%) ResourceLink
3 5 (1.31%) Agresso
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.52%) Summit
5 2 (0.52%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.52%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.26%) Endur
6 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.41%) HTTP
2 11 (2.89%) FTP
3 5 (1.31%) LAN
3 5 (1.31%) WAN
4 4 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.52%) SAN
5 2 (0.52%) Intranet
5 2 (0.52%) Internet
5 2 (0.52%) Extranet
6 1 (0.26%) LDAP
6 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (43.04%) Data Warehouse
2 85 (22.31%) SQL Server
3 58 (15.22%) QlikView
4 47 (12.34%) DataStage
5 43 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (11.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 32 (8.40%) Cognos Report Studio
7 24 (6.30%) Relational Database
8 23 (6.04%) ProClarity
9 22 (5.77%) Oracle Database
10 19 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (4.99%) Data Mart
11 18 (4.72%) Big Data
12 16 (4.20%) Oracle ODI
12 16 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (4.20%) RDBMS
13 15 (3.94%) OLAP
13 15 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (3.41%) Cognos Query Studio
15 11 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (3.41%) ERwin
2 12 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (2.10%) JIRA
4 6 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.05%) JMeter
6 4 (1.05%) Toad
7 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.52%) Xcode
8 1 (0.26%) Subversion
8 1 (0.26%) Maven
8 1 (0.26%) JUnit
8 1 (0.26%) Selenium
8 1 (0.26%) JBehave
8 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 160 (41.99%) Finance
2 95 (24.93%) Banking
3 44 (11.55%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.99%) Retail
5 11 (2.89%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.31%) Marketing
8 4 (1.05%) Front Office
9 3 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.79%) Legal
9 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.79%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.79%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 135 (35.43%) Developer
2 118 (30.97%) Analyst
3 60 (15.75%) Cognos Developer
4 49 (12.86%) Business Analyst
5 32 (8.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 27 (7.09%) Data Analyst
7 25 (6.56%) TM1 Developer
8 22 (5.77%) Consultant
8 22 (5.77%) ETL Developer
9 20 (5.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 17 (4.46%) Cognos BI Developer
11 15 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 15 (3.94%) Support Analyst
12 14 (3.67%) Deployment Engineer
13 13 (3.41%) Architect
14 11 (2.89%) Project Manager
14 11 (2.89%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.62%) Cognos Consultant
15 10 (2.62%) DataStage Developer
16 9 (2.36%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.04%) MDX
2 13 (3.41%) XML
3 10 (2.62%) JSON
4 7 (1.84%) Web Services
5 5 (1.31%) .NET
6 4 (1.05%) HTML
7 3 (0.79%) EDI
7 3 (0.79%) CSS
7 3 (0.79%) HTML5
8 2 (0.52%) CSS3
8 2 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.26%) Java EE
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.26%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.26%) JSP
9 1 (0.26%) J2EE
9 1 (0.26%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.30%) Data Integration
3 15 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.15%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.57%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.57%) CMDB
7 5 (1.31%) NHS
8 4 (1.05%) Derivative
8 4 (1.05%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.79%) Economics
9 3 (0.79%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.79%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.79%) Replication
10 2 (0.52%) PMI
10 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.52%) DTV
10 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.04%) Windows
2 19 (4.99%) Linux
3 11 (2.89%) UNIX
4 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.79%) AIX
6 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (50.92%) Business Intelligence
2 101 (26.51%) ETL
3 53 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.07%) Data Modelling
5 34 (8.92%) Project Management
6 23 (6.04%) Analytics
7 19 (4.99%) ITIL
7 19 (4.99%) Scrum
7 19 (4.99%) Data Analysis
8 18 (4.72%) Kimball Methodology
9 17 (4.46%) User Stories
9 17 (4.46%) Migration
10 15 (3.94%) PRINCE2
10 15 (3.94%) Business Analysis
11 14 (3.67%) Release Management
12 13 (3.41%) Data Transformation
13 12 (3.15%) Test Planning
13 12 (3.15%) Dimensional Modelling
13 12 (3.15%) Test Scripting
14 11 (2.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (46.98%) SQL
2 33 (8.66%) T-SQL
3 17 (4.46%) VBScript
4 16 (4.20%) PowerShell
5 15 (3.94%) PL/SQL
6 10 (2.62%) VBA
6 10 (2.62%) Java
7 7 (1.84%) C
8 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.52%) Ruby
9 2 (0.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.26%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) R
10 1 (0.26%) C#
10 1 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.26%) VB
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (7.09%) Degree
2 5 (1.31%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ACCA
5 1 (0.26%) CIMA
5 1 (0.26%) MBA
5 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.10%) QA
2 7 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.79%) SLA
3 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.52%) GAAP
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) P3O
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
1 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
1 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.79%) Control-M
3 2 (0.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 134 (35.17%) Oracle
2 52 (13.65%) IBM
3 51 (13.39%) Business Objects
4 47 (12.34%) Microsoft
5 20 (5.25%) SAP
6 16 (4.20%) Informatica
7 14 (3.67%) Netezza
8 12 (3.15%) Sun
9 10 (2.62%) Tableau
10 8 (2.10%) Palantir
11 7 (1.84%) Siebel
12 6 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.31%) HP
13 5 (1.31%) Northgate
13 5 (1.31%) Hyperion
14 4 (1.05%) i-GRasp
14 4 (1.05%) Talend
15 3 (0.79%) MobileIron
15 3 (0.79%) Yardi
15 3 (0.79%) Ab Initio
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