Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 221 227
Rank change year-on-year +79 +6 -9
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 14 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.57% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 20
Median daily rate £424 £508 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.50% +6.84% -
10th Percentile £322 £413 £313
90th Percentile £591 £602 £551
Central London median daily rate £345 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -31.00% +11.11% -5.26%
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 1,097 2,473 2,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.43% 38.22% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 1,837 1,997
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £255 £287 £275
90th Percentile £650 £661 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £480
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 60
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.42% +3.23% +26.50%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £41.92 £47.30 £31.28
Median hourly rate £19.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.25% - +28.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cognos in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram 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 1 June 2020, 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) Physics
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Tableau
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (25.00%) International Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

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 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) OLAP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Power BI
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) International Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office
4 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau Developer
3 1 (12.50%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Physics
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ACCA
2 1 (12.50%) CIMA
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) SAP