Period
to 21 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cognos
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 183 243
Rank change year-on-year +57 +60 -18
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 16 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.82% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 10
Median daily rate £445 £500 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.05% -1.48% -9.78%
10th Percentile £416 £386 £353
90th Percentile £475 £645 £556
Central London median daily rate £445 £488 £508
% change year-on-year -8.77% -3.94% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 720 1,942 2,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.42% 38.90% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 1,491 1,868
Median daily rate £500 £495 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +3.13% -1.03%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £224
90th Percentile £650 £656 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 53
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.15 £13.00
90th Percentile £23.43 £26.63 £25.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - +6.95% +3.89%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the City of London

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cognos in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cognos in the City of London

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cognos in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Cognos in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Alteryx
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Data Munging
3 1 (33.33%) Pandas
3 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
3 1 (33.33%) Jupyter
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) TensorFlow
3 1 (33.33%) XGBoost
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) PyCharm
3 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Anaconda
3 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (33.33%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PyCharm
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Anaconda
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Pandas
1 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
1 1 (33.33%) TensorFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XGBoost
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Munging
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Alteryx
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica