The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
UK
Rank 439 399 337
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -62
Contract jobs citing Cognos 160 238 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 1.06% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 158 174
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £313 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19929 22519 23875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.35% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12359 13462 13654
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 850 971
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos within the UK.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos within the UK.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cognos
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 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
England -40 149 £458 +7.64% 42
London -29 67 £470 +10.58% 18
South East +33 41 £425 -5.55% 5
West Sussex - 12 £525 -
West Midlands -5 11 £386 +14.44% 2
East Midlands +12 10 £463 -7.50% 5
City of London -1 10 £475 +15.15% 8
Kent +15 9 £370 -13.95%
South West +6 9 £486 +45.14% 1
Nottingham +13 8 £463 +2.77% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 8 £463 +2.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £425 -
Birmingham +3 6 £280 +75.00% 1
Crawley - 6 £525 -
Scotland +21 5 £400 +9.58% 2
Berkshire +12 5 - -
North West +9 5 £416 +4.06% 8
Hampshire +9 5 £381 -21.79% 1
Milton Keynes +2 5 - -
Manchester +9 4 £338 -5.26% 8
Surrey -2 4 £476 -2.30% 2
Reading +22 3 - -
Yorkshire +10 3 £315 -33.33%
East of England -19 3 £400 -1.53% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £405 -
Folkestone - 3 £350 -
Thatcham - 3 - -
Gatwick - 3 - -
Edinburgh +18 2 £400 +23.07% 2
West Yorkshire +15 2 £290 -41.41%

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 with a requirement for Cognos.

1 192 (56.14%) Business Intelligence
2 138 (40.35%) Finance
3 118 (34.50%) SQL
4 99 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
5 88 (25.73%) Data Modelling
5 88 (25.73%) SQL Server
6 81 (23.68%) Analytics
7 78 (22.81%) Tableau
7 78 (22.81%) ETL
8 74 (21.64%) Oracle
9 64 (18.71%) Microsoft
10 63 (18.42%) QlikView
11 56 (16.37%) BusinessObjects
12 55 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
13 51 (14.91%) IBM
14 50 (14.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 45 (13.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 44 (12.87%) Informatica
17 43 (12.57%) Cognos TM1
17 43 (12.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 38 (11.11%) MS Excel
19 37 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (10.53%) SAP
21 32 (9.36%) Banking
21 32 (9.36%) Data Management
22 31 (9.06%) Project Management
22 31 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
23 30 (8.77%) Big Data
24 29 (8.48%) Hadoop
25 27 (7.89%) Business Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills 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 27 (7.89%) SAS
2 20 (5.85%) Apache Pig
3 19 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 16 (4.68%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.46%) FileNet
7 4 (1.17%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.17%) IIS
8 3 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.88%) Apache
9 2 (0.58%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.09%) MS Office
2 14 (4.09%) SPSS
3 6 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.17%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.58%) MS Project
6 2 (0.58%) Weka
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (13.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 43 (12.57%) Cognos TM1
3 12 (3.51%) Cognos Controller
4 9 (2.63%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (1.75%) Cognos Planning
6 6 (1.75%) SAP ERP
7 5 (1.46%) Maximo
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (1.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (1.17%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.46%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.63%) HTTP
2 4 (1.17%) FTP
3 3 (0.88%) Firewall
3 3 (0.88%) Internet
4 2 (0.58%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.58%) LDAP
4 2 (0.58%) NAS
4 2 (0.58%) Network Security
4 2 (0.58%) SAN
4 2 (0.58%) SSH
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
2 88 (25.73%) SQL Server
3 63 (18.42%) QlikView
4 56 (16.37%) BusinessObjects
5 50 (14.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (12.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (8.77%) Big Data
8 29 (8.48%) Hadoop
9 25 (7.31%) Relational Database
10 24 (7.02%) Power BI
11 23 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (5.85%) Apache Hive
12 20 (5.85%) DataStage
13 19 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (4.97%) Cognos Report Studio
14 17 (4.97%) Spotfire
15 16 (4.68%) HBase
15 16 (4.68%) Oracle Database
15 16 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (4.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.17%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.17%) JIRA
2 4 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.17%) Toad
3 2 (0.58%) ERwin
3 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 138 (40.35%) Finance
2 32 (9.36%) Banking
3 19 (5.56%) Marketing
4 18 (5.26%) Retail
5 14 (4.09%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.05%) Back Office
6 7 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.75%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.46%) Legal
9 3 (0.88%) Advertising
9 3 (0.88%) Front Office
9 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Billing
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (35.96%) Developer
2 78 (22.81%) Analyst
3 62 (18.13%) Cognos Developer
4 40 (11.70%) Architect
5 34 (9.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 33 (9.65%) Consultant
7 26 (7.60%) Data Analyst
8 25 (7.31%) Business Analyst
9 19 (5.56%) Report Developer
10 17 (4.97%) Cognos BI Developer
10 17 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (4.39%) Cognos Consultant
12 14 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 14 (4.09%) Data Architect
13 13 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 13 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 12 (3.51%) Business Manager
15 11 (3.22%) Data Manager
15 11 (3.22%) Financial Analyst
15 11 (3.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.80%) HTML
2 11 (3.22%) XML
3 10 (2.92%) Web Services
4 9 (2.63%) .NET
5 5 (1.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.46%) D3.js
5 5 (1.46%) JSON
5 5 (1.46%) MDX
5 5 (1.46%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.17%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.88%) CSS
7 3 (0.88%) J2EE
7 3 (0.88%) SOAP
8 2 (0.58%) jQuery
8 2 (0.58%) JSP
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.58%) REST
8 2 (0.58%) WSDL
8 2 (0.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.34%) Virtual Team
4 7 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.05%) Reinsurance
4 7 (2.05%) Replication
4 7 (2.05%) User Experience
5 5 (1.46%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.88%) Clustering
7 3 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.58%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.58%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.58%) Life Science
8 2 (0.58%) SCADA
8 2 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.39%) Windows
2 14 (4.09%) Linux
3 6 (1.75%) Solaris
3 6 (1.75%) Unix
4 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.58%) AIX
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (56.14%) Business Intelligence
2 88 (25.73%) Data Modelling
3 81 (23.68%) Analytics
4 78 (22.81%) ETL
5 37 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (9.36%) Data Management
7 31 (9.06%) Project Management
7 31 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 25 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (7.31%) Visualisation
10 23 (6.73%) Data Analysis
11 22 (6.43%) Migration
12 19 (5.56%) ERP
13 17 (4.97%) ITIL
13 17 (4.97%) Kimball Methodology
14 15 (4.39%) Data Governance
14 15 (4.39%) Waterfall
15 14 (4.09%) Data Integration
15 14 (4.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 118 (34.50%) SQL
2 25 (7.31%) T-SQL
3 22 (6.43%) Java
3 22 (6.43%) Python
4 21 (6.14%) R
5 15 (4.39%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.34%) C#
7 8 (2.34%) Scala
7 8 (2.34%) VBA
8 7 (2.05%) Perl
9 6 (1.75%) C
9 6 (1.75%) VB
10 5 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.88%) Korn
12 3 (0.88%) PHP
13 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.29%) C++
13 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (5.26%) Degree
2 6 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.17%) ACCA
3 4 (1.17%) CIMA
4 3 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) ISEB
5 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PMP
6 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.09%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.51%) PMO
3 7 (2.05%) QA
4 4 (1.17%) IFRS
4 4 (1.17%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.17%) SLA
5 2 (0.58%) Basel II
5 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.58%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (4.68%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.58%) HDFS
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.63%) Oozie
2 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.58%) OpenView
3 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.29%) Ansible
4 1 (0.29%) Control-M
4 1 (0.29%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 78 (22.81%) Tableau
2 74 (21.64%) Oracle
3 64 (18.71%) Microsoft
4 51 (14.91%) IBM
5 44 (12.87%) Informatica
6 36 (10.53%) SAP
7 25 (7.31%) Teradata
8 21 (6.14%) Hyperion
9 19 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
10 11 (3.22%) Adobe
11 10 (2.92%) Netezza
11 10 (2.92%) Talend
12 8 (2.34%) CODA
13 7 (2.05%) Google
14 6 (1.75%) JD Edwards
15 5 (1.46%) Cisco
15 5 (1.46%) Hortonworks
15 5 (1.46%) TIBCO
15 5 (1.46%) Vertica
16 4 (1.17%) Lotus
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salt
Rate: £295 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago