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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 327 331 262
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -69
Contract jobs citing Cognos 103 116 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.50% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 1.19% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 81 104
Median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £338 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £410 £394
% change year-on-year
-10.36% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £49.25 £10.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +381.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £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
9730 9744 11208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.64% 41.84% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6434 6458 7277
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 201 252
Median hourly rate £17.98 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +16 18 £471 -3.33% 12
Brentford - 3 £455 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (50.58%) Business Intelligence
2 71 (41.28%) SQL
3 61 (35.47%) Finance
4 47 (27.33%) SQL Server
5 44 (25.58%) Data Modelling
6 43 (25.00%) Oracle
6 43 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (22.67%) ETL
8 31 (18.02%) QlikView
9 30 (17.44%) Banking
10 29 (16.86%) BusinessObjects
11 27 (15.70%) Tableau
12 26 (15.12%) Informatica
12 26 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (14.53%) Analytics
14 22 (12.79%) Project Management
15 19 (11.05%) IBM
15 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
15 19 (11.05%) Big Data
15 19 (11.05%) Security Cleared
16 18 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (10.47%) PL/SQL
17 17 (9.88%) Cognos TM1
17 17 (9.88%) Teradata
17 17 (9.88%) Java
17 17 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (9.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
18 16 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (8.72%) Windows

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 14 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.56%) SAS
3 9 (5.23%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.07%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.49%) Apache
6 5 (2.91%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.74%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.74%) IIS
8 3 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.58%) FileNet
10 1 (0.58%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.58%) JBoss
10 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) Windchill
3 6 (3.49%) MS Office
3 6 (3.49%) MS Project
4 3 (1.74%) SPSS
5 2 (1.16%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (9.88%) Cognos TM1
2 16 (9.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.33%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (1.16%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.58%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.58%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.58%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.58%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.58%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.58%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.58%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.58%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.16%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) SmartFocus
2 2 (1.16%) Veeva
3 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.23%) Firewall
2 4 (2.33%) FTP
3 2 (1.16%) HTTP
3 2 (1.16%) Internet
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%) Skype
4 1 (0.58%) SSH
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.33%) SQL Server
2 43 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (18.02%) QlikView
4 29 (16.86%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (11.05%) Big Data
6 17 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (8.14%) Hadoop
9 12 (6.98%) Oracle Database
9 12 (6.98%) Power BI
10 11 (6.40%) Cognos Query Studio
10 11 (6.40%) Cognos Report Studio
10 11 (6.40%) DataStage
10 11 (6.40%) Star Schema
11 9 (5.23%) Apache Hive
11 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (4.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 7 (4.07%) Relational Database
13 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (3.49%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Toad
2 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.74%) JIRA
2 3 (1.74%) Selenium
3 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.16%) Maven
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.58%) ERwin
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) VisualVM
General
1 61 (35.47%) Finance
2 30 (17.44%) Banking
3 10 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.49%) Legal
5 5 (2.91%) Law
6 4 (2.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.74%) Back Office
7 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.74%) Retail
8 2 (1.16%) Publishing
8 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Front Office
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (29.65%) Developer
2 42 (24.42%) Analyst
3 19 (11.05%) Cognos Developer
4 18 (10.47%) Architect
5 14 (8.14%) Consultant
6 13 (7.56%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (7.56%) Data Analyst
7 12 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 10 (5.81%) Data Architect
8 10 (5.81%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 6 (3.49%) Programme Manager
11 6 (3.49%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.91%) Cognos BI Developer
12 5 (2.91%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.98%) XML
2 9 (5.23%) Web Services
3 8 (4.65%) .NET
4 7 (4.07%) HTML
5 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.33%) JMX
6 3 (1.74%) CSS
6 3 (1.74%) EJB
6 3 (1.74%) JAXB
6 3 (1.74%) JAX-WS
6 3 (1.74%) jQuery
6 3 (1.74%) JSF
6 3 (1.74%) JSON
6 3 (1.74%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.74%) XSLT
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.16%) D3.js
7 2 (1.16%) HTML5
7 2 (1.16%) JSP
7 2 (1.16%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 10 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.65%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.74%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.74%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.74%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.16%) AS400
6 2 (1.16%) Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.16%) FMCG
6 2 (1.16%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.16%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.58%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.72%) Windows
2 8 (4.65%) Unix
3 4 (2.33%) Android
3 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.33%) Solaris
3 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.74%) Linux
4 3 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.58%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (25.58%) Data Modelling
3 39 (22.67%) ETL
4 26 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (14.53%) Analytics
5 25 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (12.79%) Project Management
7 18 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (8.14%) Data Management
9 13 (7.56%) Data Analysis
10 12 (6.98%) Data Analytics
11 11 (6.40%) Migration
12 10 (5.81%) Dimensional Modelling
12 10 (5.81%) ITIL
12 10 (5.81%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (5.23%) UML
13 9 (5.23%) Waterfall
14 8 (4.65%) Data Architecture
14 8 (4.65%) Data Transformation
15 7 (4.07%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (41.28%) SQL
2 18 (10.47%) PL/SQL
3 17 (9.88%) Java
4 10 (5.81%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.23%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.07%) Python
7 6 (3.49%) Perl
8 5 (2.91%) C#
8 5 (2.91%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.91%) VBA
9 3 (1.74%) C
9 3 (1.74%) R
10 2 (1.16%) RPG
10 2 (1.16%) VB
10 2 (1.16%) VBScript
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) C++
11 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.49%) ISEB
3 6 (3.49%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.91%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.58%) MCAD
6 1 (0.58%) MCSA
6 1 (0.58%) MCTS
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.49%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.74%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.58%) HDFS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Control-M
2 3 (1.74%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.58%) Cacti
3 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.58%) Oozie
3 1 (0.58%) OpenView
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (25.00%) Oracle
2 27 (15.70%) Tableau
3 26 (15.12%) Informatica
4 19 (11.05%) IBM
4 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
5 17 (9.88%) Teradata
6 9 (5.23%) Hyperion
6 9 (5.23%) SAP
7 5 (2.91%) Sun
8 3 (1.74%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.74%) Adobe
8 3 (1.74%) iManage
8 3 (1.74%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.74%) Reuters
8 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.16%) F5
9 2 (1.16%) HP
9 2 (1.16%) SmartStream
9 2 (1.16%) VMware
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