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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 285 277 251
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing Cognos 126 141 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 1.47% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 75 98
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
8618 9582 9827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.61% 45.22% 44.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5658 6364 6308
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 197 217
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.05 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 16 £425 +6.25% 6
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 181 (63.51%) Business Intelligence
2 168 (58.95%) SQL
3 123 (43.16%) Data Warehouse
4 118 (41.40%) Finance
5 99 (34.74%) Oracle
6 88 (30.88%) ETL
7 71 (24.91%) SQL Server
8 60 (21.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 60 (21.05%) Analytics
9 59 (20.70%) Microsoft
10 50 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (15.79%) SAP
11 45 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 44 (15.44%) IBM
13 42 (14.74%) MicroStrategy
13 42 (14.74%) Project Management
14 41 (14.39%) Data Modelling
14 41 (14.39%) Tableau
15 38 (13.33%) QlikView
15 38 (13.33%) Banking
16 37 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 36 (12.63%) SharePoint
18 30 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
19 28 (9.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
20 26 (9.12%) ISEB
20 26 (9.12%) HP
20 26 (9.12%) Informatica
21 25 (8.77%) Business Analysis
22 23 (8.07%) Data Mining

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 36 (12.63%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.91%) SAS
3 8 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.35%) Apache
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (8.07%) MS Office
2 17 (5.96%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.11%) MS Project
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.70%) SPSS
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 60 (21.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 19 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.75%) ACBS
3 5 (1.75%) Maximo
3 5 (1.75%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.40%) Cognos Planning
5 3 (1.05%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (1.05%) ResourceLink
5 3 (1.05%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
3 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (43.16%) Data Warehouse
2 71 (24.91%) SQL Server
3 45 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 38 (13.33%) QlikView
5 37 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
7 28 (9.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 23 (8.07%) Data Mining
9 22 (7.72%) Hadoop
10 20 (7.02%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
12 17 (5.96%) Cognos Report Studio
13 15 (5.26%) Big Data
13 15 (5.26%) Oracle Database
14 14 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (4.56%) Power BI
15 13 (4.56%) PowerCenter
16 12 (4.21%) Data Mart
17 11 (3.86%) Relational Database
17 11 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (7.37%) Toad
2 7 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.05%) JIRA
3 3 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.35%) ERwin
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (41.40%) Finance
2 38 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (2.46%) Law
3 7 (2.46%) Marketing
4 6 (2.11%) Front Office
5 5 (1.75%) International Banking
5 5 (1.75%) Legal
6 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (38.25%) Analyst
2 60 (21.05%) Developer
3 46 (16.14%) Test Analyst
4 41 (14.39%) SQL Analyst
5 35 (12.28%) Project Manager
6 32 (11.23%) Architect
7 31 (10.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 31 (10.88%) SQL Data Analyst
8 30 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
9 24 (8.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 23 (8.07%) Test Data Analyst
11 22 (7.72%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 21 (7.37%) Business Analyst
13 20 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 20 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
14 19 (6.67%) ETL Analyst
15 17 (5.96%) Cognos Developer
15 17 (5.96%) Consultant
16 16 (5.61%) Data Analyst
17 14 (4.91%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.21%) .NET
2 10 (3.51%) Web Services
3 9 (3.16%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.81%) MDX
5 7 (2.46%) JMS
6 5 (1.75%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.40%) HTML
8 3 (1.05%) HTML5
8 3 (1.05%) XML
9 2 (0.70%) BAPI
9 2 (0.70%) jQuery
10 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.35%) JAXB
10 1 (0.35%) JMX
10 1 (0.35%) JSF
10 1 (0.35%) Middleware
10 1 (0.35%) Spring
10 1 (0.35%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.91%) Statistics
3 11 (3.86%) Neural Network
4 8 (2.81%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.81%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.46%) Economics
6 6 (2.11%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (1.75%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.75%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.40%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.05%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.70%) Fintech
10 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.35%) FMCG
11 1 (0.35%) NHS
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.56%) Windows
2 5 (1.75%) Linux
3 4 (1.40%) Solaris
4 2 (0.70%) Unix
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) HPUX
5 1 (0.35%) SUSE
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (63.51%) Business Intelligence
2 88 (30.88%) ETL
3 60 (21.05%) Analytics
4 50 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (14.74%) Project Management
6 41 (14.39%) Data Modelling
7 25 (8.77%) Business Analysis
8 22 (7.72%) Data Analysis
8 22 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (7.37%) Unit Testing
10 19 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
11 18 (6.32%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.32%) Validation
12 17 (5.96%) Data Management
13 16 (5.61%) CRM
13 16 (5.61%) Test Scripting
14 14 (4.91%) Migration
14 14 (4.91%) System Testing
14 14 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 168 (58.95%) SQL
2 18 (6.32%) VBA
3 17 (5.96%) PL/SQL
4 16 (5.61%) T-SQL
5 10 (3.51%) C
6 8 (2.81%) R
7 6 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.40%) C#
8 4 (1.40%) VB
9 3 (1.05%) Java
9 3 (1.05%) VB6
10 2 (0.70%) C++
10 2 (0.70%) Perl
10 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.70%) Python
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) Korn
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
11 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (9.12%) ISEB
2 23 (8.07%) ISTQB
3 19 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (5.26%) Degree
6 12 (4.21%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.75%) CITP
9 3 (1.05%) ACCA
9 3 (1.05%) APMP
9 3 (1.05%) CISA
9 3 (1.05%) CISM
9 3 (1.05%) CRISC
9 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.70%) CIMA
10 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.70%) PMP
11 1 (0.35%) CISSP
11 1 (0.35%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.91%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.40%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.05%) QA
4 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.35%) HDFS
1 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (8.07%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.46%) Control-M
3 2 (0.70%) Ambari
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.35%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 99 (34.74%) Oracle
2 59 (20.70%) Microsoft
3 45 (15.79%) SAP
4 44 (15.44%) IBM
5 42 (14.74%) MicroStrategy
6 41 (14.39%) Tableau
7 26 (9.12%) HP
7 26 (9.12%) Informatica
8 8 (2.81%) Teradata
9 6 (2.11%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.75%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.40%) Concur
11 4 (1.40%) Sybase
12 3 (1.05%) Google
12 3 (1.05%) Talend
13 2 (0.70%) Adobe
13 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.70%) Siebel
13 2 (0.70%) Sun
13 2 (0.70%) TARGIT
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