Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 212 226
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14 -13
Contract jobs citing Cognos 20 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 1.19% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 38
City of London median daily rate £575 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +8.11% -2.63%
10th Percentile £334 £391 £313
90th Percentile £688 £538 £556
Central London median daily rate £563 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.11% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £21.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £21.00

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 2717 2857 3924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.17% 42.47% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 2135 2940
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.75% +2.06%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £630
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 48 77
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.10
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £26.83
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +4.14% -0.75%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in the City of London

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in the City of London

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (35.00%) UML
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Tableau
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (25.00%) ETL
6 5 (25.00%) Informatica
6 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (25.00%) Banking
6 5 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) Data Management
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (20.00%) Market Risk
7 4 (20.00%) ERwin
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
7 4 (20.00%) OLAP
8 3 (15.00%) SAS

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 3 (15.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) FileNet
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) OLAP
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (10.00%) DataStage
4 2 (10.00%) MS Access
4 2 (10.00%) Power BI
4 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
4 2 (10.00%) QlikView
4 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
5 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) ERwin
2 2 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modeller
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Cognos BI Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Report Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Market Risk
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (35.00%) UML
3 5 (25.00%) ETL
3 5 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Data Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Fit Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) SAS Macro
3 2 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) R
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ACCA
1 1 (5.00%) CIMA
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) Tableau
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Informatica
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.00%) Vertica