The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 215 207 259
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +52
Contract jobs citing Cognos 209 212 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.89% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 1.95% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 153 96
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £13.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+53.55% -33.25%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10151 10881 11751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.55% 45.61% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6493 6877 7032
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 306 326
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Cognos
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -1 54 £500 +25.00% 22
Canary Wharf +33 8 £500 +11.11%
Docklands, London +4 4 £638 +41.66%
Uxbridge - 2 £375 -
Edgware - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 228 (52.41%) Business Intelligence
2 202 (46.44%) SQL
3 190 (43.68%) Data Warehouse
4 183 (42.07%) Finance
5 169 (38.85%) Oracle
6 119 (27.36%) Banking
7 109 (25.06%) ETL
8 101 (23.22%) SQL Server
9 97 (22.30%) Cognos TM1
10 84 (19.31%) IBM
11 79 (18.16%) QlikView
12 75 (17.24%) Data Modelling
13 74 (17.01%) Business Objects
14 65 (14.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 59 (13.56%) Investment Banking
16 57 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 55 (12.64%) Microsoft
18 54 (12.41%) DataStage
18 54 (12.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
19 46 (10.57%) Project Management
19 46 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
20 42 (9.66%) Cognos Report Studio
21 41 (9.43%) T-SQL
22 39 (8.97%) Degree
23 38 (8.74%) Scrum
24 36 (8.28%) Relational Database
25 31 (7.13%) Oracle Database
25 31 (7.13%) SAP
26 28 (6.44%) MS Excel
26 28 (6.44%) Informatica

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 22 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 20 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.14%) SAS
4 17 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (3.22%) IIS
6 6 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.23%) FileNet
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 28 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (2.30%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.69%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.46%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 97 (22.30%) Cognos TM1
2 65 (14.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.92%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.46%) Agresso
5 2 (0.46%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.23%) HFM
6 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.23%) Endur
6 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.53%) FTP
1 11 (2.53%) HTTP
2 4 (0.92%) LAN
2 4 (0.92%) WAN
2 4 (0.92%) SAN
3 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.69%) Internet
4 2 (0.46%) Extranet
4 2 (0.46%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
5 1 (0.23%) SNMP
5 1 (0.23%) MPLS
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (43.68%) Data Warehouse
2 101 (23.22%) SQL Server
3 79 (18.16%) QlikView
4 57 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (12.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 54 (12.41%) DataStage
6 42 (9.66%) Cognos Report Studio
7 36 (8.28%) Relational Database
8 31 (7.13%) Oracle Database
9 27 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (5.06%) Oracle ODI
11 21 (4.83%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (4.37%) Big Data
13 18 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (4.14%) Cognos Query Studio
13 18 (4.14%) OLAP
14 16 (3.68%) RDBMS
14 16 (3.68%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 13 (2.99%) ERwin
2 11 (2.53%) JIRA
3 10 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.15%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.15%) FitNesse
4 5 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (1.15%) Toad
5 4 (0.92%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.46%) JBehave
7 2 (0.46%) Selenium
7 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.46%) Xcode
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.23%) JUnit
8 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.23%) TestNG
8 1 (0.23%) Build Forge
General
1 183 (42.07%) Finance
2 119 (27.36%) Banking
3 59 (13.56%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.45%) Retail
5 13 (2.99%) Back Office
6 12 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.61%) Front Office
9 6 (1.38%) Marketing
10 4 (0.92%) Billing
11 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.69%) Law
12 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 149 (34.25%) Developer
2 122 (28.05%) Analyst
3 65 (14.94%) Cognos Developer
4 49 (11.26%) Business Analyst
5 40 (9.20%) Consultant
5 40 (9.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 23 (5.29%) Architect
7 21 (4.83%) ETL Developer
7 21 (4.83%) Cognos BI Developer
8 20 (4.60%) TM1 Developer
9 19 (4.37%) Data Analyst
10 18 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 17 (3.91%) Tester
11 17 (3.91%) Cognos Consultant
12 14 (3.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 14 (3.22%) Support Analyst
13 13 (2.99%) Project Manager
13 13 (2.99%) Deployment Engineer
13 13 (2.99%) Data Warehouse Analyst
14 12 (2.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.98%) MDX
2 17 (3.91%) XML
3 10 (2.30%) JSON
3 10 (2.30%) .NET
4 9 (2.07%) Web Services
5 5 (1.15%) HTML
6 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.69%) CSS
6 3 (0.69%) SOAP
6 3 (0.69%) EDI
6 3 (0.69%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.69%) HTML5
7 2 (0.46%) CSS3
7 2 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.23%) Java EE
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.23%) Spring
8 1 (0.23%) COM
8 1 (0.23%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.29%) Data Integration
2 17 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.22%) Visualisation
5 13 (2.99%) NHS
6 8 (1.84%) Replication
7 6 (1.38%) Economics
7 6 (1.38%) CMDB
8 5 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.92%) Derivative
9 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.69%) Open Source
10 3 (0.69%) Statistics
10 3 (0.69%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.69%) IVR
10 3 (0.69%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.46%) PMI
11 2 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.29%) Windows
2 21 (4.83%) Linux
3 16 (3.68%) UNIX
4 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.69%) AIX
6 2 (0.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (52.41%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (25.06%) ETL
3 75 (17.24%) Data Modelling
4 46 (10.57%) Project Management
4 46 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (8.74%) Scrum
6 28 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (6.21%) Data Analysis
8 26 (5.98%) ITIL
9 25 (5.75%) Business Analysis
9 25 (5.75%) Analytics
10 22 (5.06%) Kimball Methodology
11 20 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (4.60%) Data Management
12 19 (4.37%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.14%) User Stories
14 17 (3.91%) Test Scripting
15 15 (3.45%) CRM
15 15 (3.45%) Data Transformation
16 14 (3.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (46.44%) SQL
2 41 (9.43%) T-SQL
3 23 (5.29%) PL/SQL
4 16 (3.68%) VBScript
5 15 (3.45%) Java
5 15 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.07%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.07%) VBA
7 7 (1.61%) C
8 5 (1.15%) VB
8 5 (1.15%) Perl
9 2 (0.46%) Ruby
9 2 (0.46%) C#
10 1 (0.23%) C++
10 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.23%) R
10 1 (0.23%) PHP
10 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (8.97%) Degree
2 12 (2.76%) ISEB
3 10 (2.30%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) MBA
5 3 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.46%) ACCA
6 2 (0.46%) CIMA
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.23%) OCP
7 1 (0.23%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.29%) QA
2 8 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.15%) GAAP
4 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) Terminal Services
1 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) Control-M
1 5 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 169 (38.85%) Oracle
2 84 (19.31%) IBM
3 74 (17.01%) Business Objects
4 55 (12.64%) Microsoft
5 31 (7.13%) SAP
6 28 (6.44%) Informatica
7 18 (4.14%) Tableau
8 16 (3.68%) Siebel
9 12 (2.76%) MicroStrategy
9 12 (2.76%) Teradata
10 11 (2.53%) Sun
10 11 (2.53%) Netezza
11 8 (1.84%) Palantir
12 5 (1.15%) Talend
12 5 (1.15%) Sybase
12 5 (1.15%) Applix
12 5 (1.15%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.92%) i-GRasp
13 4 (0.92%) Northgate
13 4 (0.92%) Ab Initio
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