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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 263 216 224
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +8
Contract jobs citing Cognos 164 208 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.91% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 2.04% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 140 152
Average daily rate
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£463 £494 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.32 - £30.42
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.06 - £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.57 - £45.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.92% +53.55%
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
10425 10213 10562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.69% 44.57% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6528 6618
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 208 303
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +14 68 £463 -7.50% 10
Docklands, London +1 9 £475 -25.49%
Uxbridge +5 3 £375 -
Paddington -10 1 - -
Hackney - 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 203 (58.17%) Business Intelligence
2 157 (44.99%) Finance
3 142 (40.69%) SQL
4 121 (34.67%) Data Warehouse
5 95 (27.22%) IBM
6 92 (26.36%) ETL
7 89 (25.50%) Oracle
8 82 (23.50%) Cognos TM1
9 69 (19.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 68 (19.48%) SQL Server
10 68 (19.48%) Data Modelling
11 53 (15.19%) Microsoft
12 50 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (14.04%) Banking
14 46 (13.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 42 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (10.89%) Cognos Report Studio
16 38 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (10.60%) Analytics
18 35 (10.03%) QlikView
18 35 (10.03%) PL/SQL
18 35 (10.03%) Business Objects
19 33 (9.46%) Project Management
20 32 (9.17%) Informatica
20 32 (9.17%) MS Excel
21 31 (8.88%) SAS
21 31 (8.88%) Business Analysis
22 27 (7.74%) Retail
22 27 (7.74%) Data Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 31 (8.88%) SAS
2 21 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.29%) IIS
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.57%) Apache
5 2 (0.57%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.87%) MS Office
3 11 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.58%) SPSS
4 9 (2.58%) MS Project
5 8 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.15%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.86%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 82 (23.50%) Cognos TM1
2 69 (19.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (3.72%) ResourceLink
4 8 (2.29%) Cognos Controller
5 5 (1.43%) Cognos Planning
6 4 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.86%) TRIRIGA
8 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.57%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.57%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.57%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.57%) Unica
9 1 (0.29%) Unica Affinium
9 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.29%) Maximo
9 1 (0.29%) Summit
9 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.29%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.72%) FTP
2 4 (1.15%) Intranet
2 4 (1.15%) Extranet
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.57%) LAN
3 2 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (34.67%) Data Warehouse
2 68 (19.48%) SQL Server
3 50 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (13.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 38 (10.89%) Cognos Report Studio
6 35 (10.03%) QlikView
7 27 (7.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (6.02%) Relational Database
8 21 (6.02%) DataStage
9 18 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (5.16%) OLAP
10 17 (4.87%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (4.30%) Oracle Database
11 15 (4.30%) Data Mining
12 14 (4.01%) RDBMS
12 14 (4.01%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (3.72%) ActiveReports
13 13 (3.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.15%) Toad
2 4 (1.15%) ERwin
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.29%) Maven
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 157 (44.99%) Finance
2 49 (14.04%) Banking
3 27 (7.74%) Retail
4 14 (4.01%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.29%) General Ledger
5 8 (2.29%) Marketing
6 6 (1.72%) Legal
7 5 (1.43%) Law
8 4 (1.15%) Front Office
8 4 (1.15%) International Banking
9 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.86%) Back Office
10 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 127 (36.39%) Developer
2 96 (27.51%) Analyst
3 48 (13.75%) TM1 Developer
4 39 (11.17%) Business Analyst
5 36 (10.32%) Cognos Developer
6 30 (8.60%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.88%) Architect
8 20 (5.73%) Consultant
8 20 (5.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 17 (4.87%) Data Analyst
10 14 (4.01%) Business Developer
10 14 (4.01%) Applications Support
11 13 (3.72%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.44%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.44%) SQL Developer
13 11 (3.15%) SQL Server Developer
14 10 (2.87%) Analyst Developer
14 10 (2.87%) Systems Analyst
15 9 (2.58%) Applications Support Analyst
15 9 (2.58%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.87%) .NET
2 8 (2.29%) XML
3 7 (2.01%) Web Services
4 5 (1.43%) JMS
4 5 (1.43%) HTML
5 4 (1.15%) JSP
6 3 (0.86%) Servlets
6 3 (0.86%) CSS
6 3 (0.86%) Spring
6 3 (0.86%) Ajax
6 3 (0.86%) JSTL
7 2 (0.57%) MDX
7 2 (0.57%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.57%) Middleware
7 2 (0.57%) J2EE
8 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.29%) EJB
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.87%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.58%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.01%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.15%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.15%) Equities
6 4 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.86%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.86%) Social Media
7 3 (0.86%) FMCG
8 2 (0.57%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exalytics
8 2 (0.57%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.57%) Statistics
8 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.30%) UNIX
2 10 (2.87%) Linux
3 9 (2.58%) Windows
4 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) CentOS
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) VMS
5 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (58.17%) Business Intelligence
2 92 (26.36%) ETL
3 68 (19.48%) Data Modelling
4 50 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (10.60%) Analytics
7 33 (9.46%) Project Management
8 31 (8.88%) Business Analysis
9 27 (7.74%) Data Analysis
10 21 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (5.44%) Data Management
12 18 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (4.58%) Data Entry
14 14 (4.01%) Dimensional Modelling
14 14 (4.01%) Physical Data Model
14 14 (4.01%) System Testing
14 14 (4.01%) Migration
15 13 (3.72%) Change Management
16 12 (3.44%) Configuration Management
16 12 (3.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 142 (40.69%) SQL
2 35 (10.03%) PL/SQL
3 26 (7.45%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.72%) VBA
5 12 (3.44%) Java
6 8 (2.29%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.72%) C
8 5 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.15%) PHP
9 4 (1.15%) R
10 1 (0.29%) HiveQL
10 1 (0.29%) Python
10 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.29%) Scala
10 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.29%) VB
10 1 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) C#
10 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (4.01%) Degree
2 5 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.15%) IBM Certification
3 4 (1.15%) PMP
3 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.87%) QA
2 14 (4.01%) Solvency II
3 10 (2.87%) GAAP
4 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.29%) GxP
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.57%) ISA Server
1 2 (0.57%) HDFS
2 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (1.43%) Control-M
2 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (27.22%) IBM
2 89 (25.50%) Oracle
3 53 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 35 (10.03%) Business Objects
5 32 (9.17%) Informatica
6 16 (4.58%) SAP
7 14 (4.01%) Tableau
8 13 (3.72%) MicroStrategy
9 12 (3.44%) Sun
10 8 (2.29%) Teradata
10 8 (2.29%) Netezza
11 6 (1.72%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.15%) Norkom
12 4 (1.15%) Mantas
12 4 (1.15%) Actimize
12 4 (1.15%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.86%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.86%) CODA
14 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.57%) Websense
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