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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 256 244 253
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Cognos 158 188 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.78% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 1.69% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 133 97
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
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
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -6 26 £460 +3.37% 11
Canary Wharf +7 1 £500 -2.43%
Docklands, London - - - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 177 (50.72%) Business Intelligence
2 163 (46.70%) SQL
3 155 (44.41%) Finance
4 153 (43.84%) Data Warehouse
5 88 (25.21%) Oracle
6 84 (24.07%) Banking
7 83 (23.78%) ETL
8 73 (20.92%) Cognos TM1
9 72 (20.63%) SQL Server
10 65 (18.62%) IBM
11 55 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (13.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 46 (13.18%) Project Management
14 45 (12.89%) Business Objects
15 44 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (12.61%) QlikView
16 40 (11.46%) Data Modelling
17 38 (10.89%) Microsoft
18 36 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 34 (9.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
20 33 (9.46%) Cognos Report Studio
21 32 (9.17%) Data Analysis
22 29 (8.31%) DataStage
22 29 (8.31%) Investment Banking
23 28 (8.02%) T-SQL
24 27 (7.74%) Relational Database
25 24 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 24 (6.88%) Analytics
25 24 (6.88%) Business Analysis
26 23 (6.59%) OLAP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (3.72%) SAS
2 10 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.87%) IIS
3 6 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.72%) MS Office
3 5 (1.43%) SPSS
4 4 (1.15%) MS Project
4 4 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.86%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 73 (20.92%) Cognos TM1
2 48 (13.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (3.72%) ResourceLink
4 8 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.01%) Agresso
6 6 (1.72%) Summit
7 4 (1.15%) CODA-Financials
8 3 (0.86%) Cognos Planning
9 2 (0.57%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.29%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.01%) HTTP
2 12 (3.44%) DNS
3 11 (3.15%) WAN
3 11 (3.15%) LAN
4 10 (2.87%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.43%) FTP
6 3 (0.86%) CTI
6 3 (0.86%) SSL
6 3 (0.86%) SMTP
6 3 (0.86%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.86%) Broadband
6 3 (0.86%) Firewall
7 1 (0.29%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (43.84%) Data Warehouse
2 72 (20.63%) SQL Server
3 44 (12.61%) QlikView
4 36 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (9.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 33 (9.46%) Cognos Report Studio
7 29 (8.31%) DataStage
8 27 (7.74%) Relational Database
9 24 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (6.59%) OLAP
11 21 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (6.02%) RDBMS
12 19 (5.44%) ProClarity
13 18 (5.16%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (4.58%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 15 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (4.01%) Cognos Query Studio
17 13 (3.72%) Oracle Database
18 12 (3.44%) Data Mart
19 10 (2.87%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.72%) ERwin
2 6 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (1.43%) JMeter
4 4 (1.15%) JIRA
5 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.57%) Toad
6 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 155 (44.41%) Finance
2 84 (24.07%) Banking
3 29 (8.31%) Investment Banking
4 20 (5.73%) Retail
5 6 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.72%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.43%) Legal
7 3 (0.86%) Front Office
7 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Publishing
8 2 (0.57%) Billing
8 2 (0.57%) International Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 119 (34.10%) Analyst
2 107 (30.66%) Developer
3 46 (13.18%) Cognos Developer
4 43 (12.32%) Business Analyst
5 38 (10.89%) Data Analyst
6 25 (7.16%) Consultant
7 24 (6.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 24 (6.88%) TM1 Developer
8 22 (6.30%) Architect
8 22 (6.30%) Support Analyst
8 22 (6.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (5.73%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 12 (3.44%) Test Analyst
11 12 (3.44%) Cognos Consultant
12 9 (2.58%) Report Analyst
13 8 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.29%) ETL Developer
13 8 (2.29%) MI Analyst
14 7 (2.01%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.44%) MDX
2 7 (2.01%) XML
3 6 (1.72%) ODBC
3 6 (1.72%) Web Services
4 5 (1.43%) HTML
5 4 (1.15%) .NET
5 4 (1.15%) JSP
6 3 (0.86%) JDBC
6 3 (0.86%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.29%) HTML5
8 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.29%) JSON
8 1 (0.29%) Java EE
8 1 (0.29%) Ajax
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.29%) JSTL
8 1 (0.29%) JavaBeans
8 1 (0.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.30%) Data Integration
3 10 (2.87%) Data Structures
3 10 (2.87%) Visualisation
4 9 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.43%) Statistics
6 4 (1.15%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.15%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.15%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.15%) CMDB
6 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.86%) Derivative
7 3 (0.86%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.57%) iSeries
9 1 (0.29%) Economics
9 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.30%) Windows
2 14 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.58%) UNIX
4 9 (2.58%) Linux
5 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.86%) CentOS
7 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (50.72%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (23.78%) ETL
3 46 (13.18%) Project Management
4 44 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (11.46%) Data Modelling
6 32 (9.17%) Data Analysis
7 24 (6.88%) Analytics
7 24 (6.88%) Business Analysis
8 19 (5.44%) Change Management
9 18 (5.16%) Migration
9 18 (5.16%) Scrum
9 18 (5.16%) Kimball Methodology
10 16 (4.58%) User Stories
10 16 (4.58%) Test Planning
10 16 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (3.44%) Dimensional Modelling
12 12 (3.44%) Validation
13 11 (3.15%) PRINCE2
14 10 (2.87%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 163 (46.70%) SQL
2 28 (8.02%) T-SQL
3 21 (6.02%) PL/SQL
4 19 (5.44%) VBA
5 12 (3.44%) Java
6 6 (1.72%) C
7 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.86%) VBScript
7 3 (0.86%) Perl
8 2 (0.57%) RPG
8 2 (0.57%) C#
8 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (4.01%) Degree
2 9 (2.58%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (0.86%) MBA
5 2 (0.57%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) CBAP
6 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.58%) Solvency II
2 5 (1.43%) QA
2 5 (1.43%) GAAP
3 2 (0.57%) P3O
3 2 (0.57%) COREP
3 2 (0.57%) FINREP
3 2 (0.57%) Basel III
4 1 (0.29%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.86%) Control-M
2 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 88 (25.21%) Oracle
2 65 (18.62%) IBM
3 45 (12.89%) Business Objects
4 38 (10.89%) Microsoft
5 18 (5.16%) SAP
6 16 (4.58%) Informatica
7 15 (4.30%) Sun
8 14 (4.01%) Netezza
9 10 (2.87%) Hyperion
10 8 (2.29%) Tableau
11 6 (1.72%) Applix
11 6 (1.72%) CODA
11 6 (1.72%) HP
11 6 (1.72%) Palantir
12 5 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.43%) Teradata
13 3 (0.86%) Yardi
13 3 (0.86%) Verint
13 3 (0.86%) Norkom
13 3 (0.86%) Mantas
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