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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 345 281 264
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -17
Contract jobs citing Cognos 91 146 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 1.60% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 103 87
Median daily rate £500 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £547 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £77.50 £7.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1007.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £82.00
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
9202 9111 10592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.09% 40.31% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6113 6037 7235
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 161 263
Median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 26 £503 +11.66% 9
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 87 (50.88%) Business Intelligence
2 67 (39.18%) SQL
3 63 (36.84%) Finance
4 45 (26.32%) Oracle
4 45 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 41 (23.98%) ETL
5 41 (23.98%) SQL Server
6 39 (22.81%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (22.22%) Banking
7 38 (22.22%) QlikView
8 34 (19.88%) Analytics
9 32 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (18.13%) Informatica
10 31 (18.13%) Tableau
11 26 (15.20%) Cognos TM1
12 25 (14.62%) IBM
13 24 (14.04%) BusinessObjects
14 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
14 23 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (12.87%) Teradata
16 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (11.70%) Big Data
18 19 (11.11%) Java
19 18 (10.53%) PL/SQL
19 18 (10.53%) DataStage
19 18 (10.53%) Hadoop
20 16 (9.36%) Project Management
20 16 (9.36%) MS Excel
20 16 (9.36%) Data Management

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 15 (8.77%) SAS
2 11 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.85%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.68%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.92%) FileNet
5 5 (2.92%) IIS
5 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.34%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.75%) Apache
7 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.17%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.58%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.58%) JBoss
9 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) MS Office
3 6 (3.51%) SPSS
4 4 (2.34%) InfoPath
4 4 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.75%) Windchill
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.58%) MS Project
6 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (15.20%) Cognos TM1
2 15 (8.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.34%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.75%) WebTrends
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.58%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.75%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.17%) SaaS
3 2 (1.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) Firewall
2 3 (1.75%) FTP
2 3 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.58%) DDNS
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) LDAP
4 1 (0.58%) NAS
4 1 (0.58%) SAN
4 1 (0.58%) SSH
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.98%) SQL Server
2 39 (22.81%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (22.22%) QlikView
4 24 (14.04%) BusinessObjects
5 20 (11.70%) Big Data
6 18 (10.53%) DataStage
6 18 (10.53%) Hadoop
7 15 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (7.02%) Oracle Database
9 11 (6.43%) Cognos Query Studio
9 11 (6.43%) Power BI
10 10 (5.85%) Apache Hive
10 10 (5.85%) Star Schema
11 9 (5.26%) Cognos Report Studio
12 8 (4.68%) Data Lake
12 8 (4.68%) HBase
13 7 (4.09%) OLAP
13 7 (4.09%) Relational Database
14 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) JIRA
2 3 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.75%) Selenium
3 2 (1.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.17%) ERwin
3 2 (1.17%) Maven
3 2 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.58%) Toad
4 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) VisualVM
General
1 63 (36.84%) Finance
2 38 (22.22%) Banking
3 15 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.09%) Back Office
4 7 (4.09%) Retail
5 6 (3.51%) Legal
6 5 (2.92%) Marketing
7 3 (1.75%) Law
8 2 (1.17%) Front Office
8 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (30.41%) Developer
2 43 (25.15%) Analyst
3 20 (11.70%) Cognos Developer
4 19 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.77%) Architect
6 13 (7.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 12 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 12 (7.02%) Data Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Consultant
9 9 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.09%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.09%) Financial Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) Programme Manager
11 6 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 6 (3.51%) Business Manager
11 6 (3.51%) Cognos BI Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.51%) Finance Business Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.85%) .NET
1 10 (5.85%) Web Services
1 10 (5.85%) XML
2 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.09%) HTML
3 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.75%) D3.js
4 3 (1.75%) JMX
4 3 (1.75%) JSON
5 2 (1.17%) CSS
5 2 (1.17%) EJB
5 2 (1.17%) HTML5
5 2 (1.17%) J2EE
5 2 (1.17%) JAX-WS
5 2 (1.17%) jQuery
5 2 (1.17%) JSF
5 2 (1.17%) JSP
5 2 (1.17%) MDX
5 2 (1.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.85%) Visualisation
4 9 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 8 (4.68%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.92%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.75%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.75%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.17%) AS400
9 2 (1.17%) Clustering
9 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.17%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.17%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.17%) Replication
9 2 (1.17%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Windows
2 7 (4.09%) Unix
3 4 (2.34%) Linux
4 3 (1.75%) Solaris
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) Android
5 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.88%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (26.32%) Data Modelling
3 41 (23.98%) ETL
4 34 (19.88%) Analytics
5 32 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (9.36%) Data Management
8 16 (9.36%) Project Management
9 12 (7.02%) ITIL
10 11 (6.43%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.85%) Data Analytics
11 10 (5.85%) Migration
12 9 (5.26%) Business Development
12 9 (5.26%) Data Transformation
12 9 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
13 8 (4.68%) Business Analysis
13 8 (4.68%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (4.68%) Service Management
14 7 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (39.18%) SQL
2 19 (11.11%) Java
3 18 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 12 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 9 (5.26%) Python
5 9 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.09%) C#
7 6 (3.51%) Perl
7 6 (3.51%) VBA
8 5 (2.92%) C
9 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.34%) R
9 4 (2.34%) VB
10 2 (1.17%) RPG
10 2 (1.17%) Scala
10 2 (1.17%) VBScript
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) C++
11 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (3.51%) Degree
1 6 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.75%) ISEB
3 2 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (1.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.51%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.58%) HDFS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Control-M
2 3 (1.75%) Oozie
3 2 (1.17%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.58%) Cacti
4 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.58%) OpenView
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.58%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 45 (26.32%) Oracle
2 31 (18.13%) Informatica
2 31 (18.13%) Tableau
3 25 (14.62%) IBM
4 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
5 22 (12.87%) Teradata
6 11 (6.43%) Hyperion
6 11 (6.43%) SAP
7 5 (2.92%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.34%) CODA
8 4 (2.34%) Lotus
8 4 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.34%) Sun
9 3 (1.75%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.75%) Google
9 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.17%) F5
10 2 (1.17%) iManage
10 2 (1.17%) Netezza
10 2 (1.17%) VMware
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