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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 226 241 228
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Cognos 203 196 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 1.68% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 127 127
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.46 £41.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
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
11067 11686 11841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.58% 46.37% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6964 7523 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 265 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.01 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +34 63 £488 +18.18% 17
Docklands, London +4 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £400 -
Paddington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 197 (50.26%) Business Intelligence
2 190 (48.47%) SQL
3 162 (41.33%) Finance
4 158 (40.31%) Data Warehouse
5 136 (34.69%) Oracle
6 103 (26.28%) Banking
7 95 (24.23%) Cognos TM1
8 94 (23.98%) ETL
9 85 (21.68%) SQL Server
10 66 (16.84%) QlikView
11 60 (15.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 59 (15.05%) IBM
13 55 (14.03%) Business Objects
14 53 (13.52%) Investment Banking
15 52 (13.27%) Microsoft
16 48 (12.24%) Data Modelling
16 48 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 47 (11.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 43 (10.97%) T-SQL
19 42 (10.71%) DataStage
20 34 (8.67%) Project Management
20 34 (8.67%) Cognos Report Studio
21 32 (8.16%) MS Excel
22 30 (7.65%) Degree
22 30 (7.65%) Relational Database
23 28 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
24 25 (6.38%) Windows
25 24 (6.12%) Data Integration
26 23 (5.87%) MDX
26 23 (5.87%) Oracle Database

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (4.59%) WebSphere
1 18 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.32%) SAS
4 10 (2.55%) IIS
5 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 32 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.79%) MS Office
4 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.77%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.51%) SPSS
7 1 (0.26%) MS Project
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 95 (24.23%) Cognos TM1
2 60 (15.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.28%) ResourceLink
4 4 (1.02%) Agresso
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.51%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.26%) Endur
7 1 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.26%) Summit
7 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.26%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.26%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.06%) HTTP
2 11 (2.81%) FTP
3 6 (1.53%) LAN
3 6 (1.53%) WAN
4 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.02%) SAN
5 2 (0.51%) Intranet
5 2 (0.51%) Internet
5 2 (0.51%) Extranet
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) MPLS
6 1 (0.26%) SMTP
6 1 (0.26%) VoIP
6 1 (0.26%) LDAP
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (40.31%) Data Warehouse
2 85 (21.68%) SQL Server
3 66 (16.84%) QlikView
4 48 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (11.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 42 (10.71%) DataStage
7 34 (8.67%) Cognos Report Studio
8 30 (7.65%) Relational Database
9 23 (5.87%) Oracle Database
10 22 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (4.85%) Data Mart
11 19 (4.85%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (4.85%) Big Data
12 18 (4.59%) ProClarity
12 18 (4.59%) RDBMS
13 17 (4.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (3.57%) Cognos Query Studio
15 13 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (3.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (3.32%) ERwin
2 12 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (2.04%) JIRA
4 6 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.53%) Toad
5 5 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.02%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.51%) Selenium
8 2 (0.51%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.51%) JBehave
8 2 (0.51%) Xcode
8 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.26%) Lombardi
General
1 162 (41.33%) Finance
2 103 (26.28%) Banking
3 53 (13.52%) Investment Banking
4 18 (4.59%) Retail
5 11 (2.81%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.79%) Front Office
6 7 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.53%) Back Office
8 5 (1.28%) Marketing
9 4 (1.02%) Billing
10 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.77%) Law
10 3 (0.77%) Legal
10 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 145 (36.99%) Developer
2 120 (30.61%) Analyst
3 63 (16.07%) Cognos Developer
4 50 (12.76%) Business Analyst
5 35 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 26 (6.63%) TM1 Developer
7 24 (6.12%) ETL Developer
8 23 (5.87%) Data Analyst
9 22 (5.61%) Consultant
10 19 (4.85%) Data Warehouse Analyst
11 18 (4.59%) Cognos BI Developer
12 15 (3.83%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.83%) Architect
13 14 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
13 14 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 13 (3.32%) Project Manager
15 11 (2.81%) Cognos Consultant
16 10 (2.55%) DataStage Developer
16 10 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
16 10 (2.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.87%) MDX
2 13 (3.32%) XML
3 10 (2.55%) JSON
4 8 (2.04%) Web Services
5 6 (1.53%) .NET
6 4 (1.02%) HTML
7 3 (0.77%) EDI
7 3 (0.77%) CSS
7 3 (0.77%) HTML5
8 2 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.51%) CSS3
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.26%) J2EE
9 1 (0.26%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.12%) Data Integration
2 17 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.81%) NHS
4 11 (2.81%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.53%) CMDB
7 4 (1.02%) Derivative
7 4 (1.02%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.77%) Replication
8 3 (0.77%) Open Source
8 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.77%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.77%) Economics
9 2 (0.51%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.51%) Statistics
9 2 (0.51%) iPad
9 2 (0.51%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.38%) Windows
2 21 (5.36%) Linux
3 13 (3.32%) UNIX
4 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.77%) AIX
6 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.51%) Solaris
7 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (50.26%) Business Intelligence
2 94 (23.98%) ETL
3 48 (12.24%) Data Modelling
4 34 (8.67%) Project Management
5 28 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (5.61%) Analytics
7 21 (5.36%) Data Analysis
8 19 (4.85%) ITIL
8 19 (4.85%) Scrum
9 17 (4.34%) Business Analysis
10 16 (4.08%) PRINCE2
11 15 (3.83%) User Stories
12 14 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
12 14 (3.57%) Release Management
13 13 (3.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (3.32%) Data Management
13 13 (3.32%) Dimensional Modelling
13 13 (3.32%) Data Transformation
14 12 (3.06%) Migration
14 12 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 190 (48.47%) SQL
2 43 (10.97%) T-SQL
3 19 (4.85%) PL/SQL
4 17 (4.34%) VBScript
5 16 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.06%) VBA
7 10 (2.55%) Java
8 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.79%) C
9 4 (1.02%) Perl
10 2 (0.51%) Ruby
10 2 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.26%) Python
11 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.26%) C#
11 1 (0.26%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (7.65%) Degree
2 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.02%) ISEB
3 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.51%) MBA
4 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ACCA
5 1 (0.26%) CIMA
5 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.53%) QA
3 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.77%) SLA
5 2 (0.51%) GAAP
6 1 (0.26%) P3O
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.77%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) Control-M
2 3 (0.77%) ARCserve
2 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 136 (34.69%) Oracle
2 59 (15.05%) IBM
3 55 (14.03%) Business Objects
4 52 (13.27%) Microsoft
5 21 (5.36%) SAP
6 17 (4.34%) Informatica
7 14 (3.57%) Tableau
7 14 (3.57%) Netezza
8 10 (2.55%) Sun
9 8 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.53%) Palantir
10 6 (1.53%) Teradata
10 6 (1.53%) Siebel
10 6 (1.53%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.28%) Talend
11 5 (1.28%) Northgate
12 4 (1.02%) i-GRasp
12 4 (1.02%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.02%) VMware
13 3 (0.77%) MobileIron
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