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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / London
Rank 346 265 257
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -8
Contract jobs citing Cognos 52 153 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 1.78% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 106 77
Median daily rate £463 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £544 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-71.40% -1.32%

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
8387 8591 9541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.21% 41.01% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5607 5595 6368
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 149 205
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -20 9 £475 -5.00% 9
Surbiton - 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 77 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (38.96%) Finance
3 52 (33.77%) Data Modelling
3 52 (33.77%) SQL
4 42 (27.27%) ETL
5 41 (26.62%) QlikView
6 39 (25.32%) Analytics
7 38 (24.68%) SQL Server
8 37 (24.03%) Tableau
9 36 (23.38%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (22.08%) Informatica
11 33 (21.43%) Banking
12 31 (20.13%) Oracle
13 25 (16.23%) IBM
13 25 (16.23%) Cognos TM1
14 24 (15.58%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (14.94%) Big Data
16 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 22 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (12.99%) Hadoop
18 20 (12.99%) SAS
19 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (11.04%) Data Management
20 17 (11.04%) Project Management
21 15 (9.74%) DataStage
21 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
21 15 (9.74%) SAP
21 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 20 (12.99%) SAS
2 13 (8.44%) Apache Pig
2 13 (8.44%) Apache Spark
3 11 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.25%) FileNet
4 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.60%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.30%) Apache
6 2 (1.30%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.84%) SPSS
3 6 (3.90%) MS Office
4 4 (2.60%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.65%) MS Project
6 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.65%) Weka
Business Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Cognos TM1
2 13 (8.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.60%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.30%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.65%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.65%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) FTP
2 2 (1.30%) Firewall
2 2 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
3 1 (0.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.65%) NAS
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) SSH
3 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.62%) QlikView
2 38 (24.68%) SQL Server
3 36 (23.38%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (15.58%) BusinessObjects
5 23 (14.94%) Big Data
6 20 (12.99%) Hadoop
7 15 (9.74%) DataStage
7 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (8.44%) Apache Hive
9 13 (8.44%) HBase
10 12 (7.79%) Relational Database
11 11 (7.14%) NoSQL
11 11 (7.14%) Power BI
12 10 (6.49%) Cognos Query Studio
12 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database
13 9 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (5.84%) MongoDB
13 9 (5.84%) Sqoop
14 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.65%) ERwin
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Maven
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (38.96%) Finance
2 33 (21.43%) Banking
3 14 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.19%) Retail
5 7 (4.55%) Back Office
6 6 (3.90%) Legal
6 6 (3.90%) Marketing
7 2 (1.30%) Front Office
7 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (34.42%) Developer
2 40 (25.97%) Analyst
3 22 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
4 18 (11.69%) Business Analyst
5 17 (11.04%) Architect
6 13 (8.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (8.44%) Data Analyst
7 11 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 11 (7.14%) Consultant
8 9 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 8 (5.19%) Data Architect
10 7 (4.55%) Cognos BI Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.90%) Big Data Architect
11 6 (3.90%) Big Data Developer
11 6 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 6 (3.90%) Finance Business Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) .NET
1 8 (5.19%) XML
2 7 (4.55%) Web Services
3 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.60%) HTML
5 3 (1.95%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.95%) D3.js
5 3 (1.95%) JSON
6 2 (1.30%) CSS
6 2 (1.30%) EJB
6 2 (1.30%) JAXB
6 2 (1.30%) JAX-WS
6 2 (1.30%) JMX
6 2 (1.30%) jQuery
6 2 (1.30%) JSF
6 2 (1.30%) MDX
6 2 (1.30%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.30%) XSLT
7 1 (0.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.44%) Visualisation
3 11 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.90%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.25%) Reinsurance
5 5 (3.25%) Replication
6 3 (1.95%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.95%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.30%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.79%) Windows
2 3 (1.95%) Solaris
2 3 (1.95%) Unix
2 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.30%) Linux
3 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) AIX
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (33.77%) Data Modelling
3 42 (27.27%) ETL
4 39 (25.32%) Analytics
5 22 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (11.04%) Data Management
8 17 (11.04%) Project Management
9 12 (7.79%) ITIL
10 11 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 10 (6.49%) Data Analytics
12 9 (5.84%) Business Analysis
12 9 (5.84%) Data Transformation
12 9 (5.84%) Target Operating Model
13 8 (5.19%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (5.19%) Service Management
14 7 (4.55%) Business Development
14 7 (4.55%) Data Architecture
14 7 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.77%) SQL
2 14 (9.09%) Java
3 13 (8.44%) Python
4 11 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.49%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.49%) R
6 7 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.25%) C#
7 5 (3.25%) Perl
8 4 (2.60%) C
8 4 (2.60%) VB
8 4 (2.60%) VBA
9 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.25%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) ISEB
4 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (6.49%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) Oozie
2 2 (1.30%) OpenSSO
2 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.65%) Control-M
3 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (24.03%) Tableau
2 34 (22.08%) Informatica
3 31 (20.13%) Oracle
4 25 (16.23%) IBM
5 22 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.74%) SAP
7 14 (9.09%) Teradata
8 8 (5.19%) Hyperion
8 8 (5.19%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (3.90%) Talend
10 5 (3.25%) CODA
10 5 (3.25%) Hortonworks
11 4 (2.60%) JD Edwards
11 4 (2.60%) Lotus
11 4 (2.60%) TIBCO
11 4 (2.60%) Vertica
12 3 (1.95%) Sun
13 2 (1.30%) DataFlux
13 2 (1.30%) Google
13 2 (1.30%) Netezza
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