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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 354 236 237
Rank change year-on-year
-118 +1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 74 190 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.84% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 1.89% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 126 124
Median daily rate £431 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +56.09%
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
9112 10045 9926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.32% 44.40% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6252 6572 6458
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 257 209
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.02 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +0.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -26 11 £450 -2.70% 13
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Westminster - 1 £500 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 115 (61.50%) Business Intelligence
2 104 (55.61%) Finance
3 98 (52.41%) SQL
4 71 (37.97%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (35.29%) Oracle
6 62 (33.16%) SQL Server
7 53 (28.34%) Microsoft
8 47 (25.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 39 (20.86%) IBM
9 39 (20.86%) Project Management
10 38 (20.32%) SharePoint
11 36 (19.25%) ETL
12 32 (17.11%) ISEB
13 31 (16.58%) MS Office
14 30 (16.04%) HP
14 30 (16.04%) ISTQB
14 30 (16.04%) HP Quality Center
15 29 (15.51%) Security Cleared
15 29 (15.51%) Toad
16 28 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 26 (13.90%) Data Modelling
18 26 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (13.37%) Analytics
19 25 (13.37%) SAP
20 23 (12.30%) Banking
20 23 (12.30%) QlikView
21 22 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 21 (11.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
23 20 (10.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 38 (20.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.21%) SAS
3 2 (1.07%) Apache
3 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (16.58%) MS Office
2 10 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.35%) MS Project
3 5 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.07%) Windchill
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (25.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (4.81%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (2.67%) Maximo
3 5 (2.67%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.14%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.07%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.53%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.53%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.53%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.53%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.53%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.53%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.53%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.60%) SmartFocus
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.07%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) FTP
2 2 (1.07%) Firewall
2 2 (1.07%) Intranet
2 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (37.97%) Data Warehouse
2 62 (33.16%) SQL Server
3 27 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (12.30%) QlikView
5 22 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (11.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 19 (10.16%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (6.95%) Big Data
9 11 (5.88%) Power BI
10 10 (5.35%) Cognos Report Studio
11 9 (4.81%) Data Mining
11 9 (4.81%) Hadoop
11 9 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (4.81%) Relational Database
11 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (4.28%) DataStage
12 8 (4.28%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (4.28%) Star Schema
13 7 (3.74%) Apache Hive
13 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (15.51%) Toad
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.07%) Subversion
2 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (55.61%) Finance
2 23 (12.30%) Banking
3 9 (4.81%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.74%) Marketing
5 6 (3.21%) Law
6 5 (2.67%) Front Office
6 5 (2.67%) Legal
7 4 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.14%) Retail
8 3 (1.60%) International Banking
9 2 (1.07%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (34.76%) Analyst
2 39 (20.86%) Developer
3 33 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 29 (15.51%) Architect
5 24 (12.83%) Project Manager
6 17 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 16 (8.56%) Data Architect
7 16 (8.56%) Software Analyst
7 16 (8.56%) Software Test Analyst
8 15 (8.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 15 (8.02%) SQL Analyst
9 13 (6.95%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 13 (6.95%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
10 12 (6.42%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.88%) Data Analyst
11 11 (5.88%) Stakeholder Manager
12 10 (5.35%) Data Warehouse Analyst
12 10 (5.35%) ETL Analyst
13 9 (4.81%) Business Manager
13 9 (4.81%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) XML
2 7 (3.74%) .NET
3 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.14%) HTML
5 4 (2.14%) Web Services
6 3 (1.60%) MDX
6 3 (1.60%) XSLT
7 2 (1.07%) Ajax
7 2 (1.07%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.07%) CSS
7 2 (1.07%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.07%) HTML5
7 2 (1.07%) jQuery
7 2 (1.07%) JSP
7 2 (1.07%) REST
7 2 (1.07%) Spring
7 2 (1.07%) Spring Integration
7 2 (1.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.95%) Visualisation
3 11 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.21%) FMCG
5 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.14%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.14%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.07%) Economics
8 2 (1.07%) Fintech
8 2 (1.07%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.07%) Statistics
8 2 (1.07%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) iSeries
9 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.53%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.35%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) Linux
2 3 (1.60%) Unix
3 2 (1.07%) Android
3 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (61.50%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (20.86%) Project Management
3 36 (19.25%) ETL
4 28 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (13.90%) Data Modelling
6 25 (13.37%) Analytics
7 19 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.63%) Integration Testing
9 17 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 16 (8.56%) Kimball Methodology
10 16 (8.56%) System Integration Testing
10 16 (8.56%) Test Scripting
11 13 (6.95%) Migration
11 13 (6.95%) Waterfall
12 12 (6.42%) Data Management
13 11 (5.88%) Business Analysis
13 11 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (5.35%) Functional Testing
14 10 (5.35%) MVC
15 9 (4.81%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.41%) SQL
2 13 (6.95%) VBA
3 6 (3.21%) C
3 6 (3.21%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.67%) R
5 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.60%) Java
6 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.07%) Python
8 1 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.53%) VB
8 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (17.11%) ISEB
2 30 (16.04%) ISTQB
3 29 (15.51%) Security Cleared
4 20 (10.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
6 15 (8.02%) Degree
7 9 (4.81%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) CISA
8 3 (1.60%) CISM
8 3 (1.60%) CISSP
8 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.07%) APMP
9 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.53%) ACCA
10 1 (0.53%) CITP
10 1 (0.53%) MCAD
10 1 (0.53%) MCTS
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.95%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.14%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.60%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.53%) GAAP
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.07%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (16.04%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.21%) Ambari
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.53%) Control-M
4 1 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.53%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 66 (35.29%) Oracle
2 53 (28.34%) Microsoft
3 39 (20.86%) IBM
4 30 (16.04%) HP
5 25 (13.37%) SAP
6 20 (10.70%) Tableau
7 16 (8.56%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (3.21%) Hyperion
9 5 (2.67%) Informatica
10 4 (2.14%) Adobe
10 4 (2.14%) Concur
10 4 (2.14%) Teradata
11 3 (1.60%) CODA
11 3 (1.60%) Google
12 2 (1.07%) Ab Initio
12 2 (1.07%) Netezza
12 2 (1.07%) Reuters
12 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.07%) SmartStream
12 2 (1.07%) Sun
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