Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 September 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 513 456
Rank change year-on-year -37 -57 -124
Contract jobs citing Cognos 84 109 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.61% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 76 108
London median daily rate £484 £439 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.26% -7.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £266 £325 £336
90th Percentile £640 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
London median hourly rate £43.50 - £19.50
10th Percentile £41.55 - £17.75
90th Percentile £44.85 - £21.25
England median hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +156.10% -5.22%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,060 17,981 18,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.68% 41.12% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,251 12,185 12,724
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 250 252
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.77 £50.00 £43.68
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in London

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in London

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in London

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos 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 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London -8 9 £328 -16.29% 5
Central London -24 9 £500 +11.11% 10
East London - 3 £700 - 2
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 47 (55.95%) SQL
2 45 (53.57%) Tableau
3 44 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (28.57%) Finance
4 24 (28.57%) IBM
4 24 (28.57%) Oracle
5 21 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
6 20 (23.81%) ETL
6 20 (23.81%) Analytics
6 20 (23.81%) Visualisation
7 19 (22.62%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (20.24%) Data Visualisation
8 17 (20.24%) QlikView
9 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (16.67%) Banking
11 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
11 13 (15.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 12 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
12 12 (14.29%) Spotfire
12 12 (14.29%) Data Integration
12 12 (14.29%) Informatica
12 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (14.29%) Power BI
13 11 (13.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
14 10 (11.90%) Java
14 10 (11.90%) Python
14 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (11.90%) Hadoop

Cognos
Co-occurring 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 6 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.95%) SAS
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) Appian
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (15.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (3.57%) HFM
4 2 (2.38%) Summit
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.19%) Elite 3E
5 1 (1.19%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.95%) IaaS
4 5 (5.95%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Firewall
1 6 (7.14%) HTTP
1 6 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 6 (7.14%) SSL
1 6 (7.14%) VPN
2 5 (5.95%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.19%) FTP
3 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (22.62%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (20.24%) QlikView
4 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
5 12 (14.29%) Power BI
5 12 (14.29%) Spotfire
6 10 (11.90%) Hadoop
7 8 (9.52%) Apache Hive
7 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (7.14%) Big Data
9 6 (7.14%) HBase
9 6 (7.14%) Pentaho
9 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.14%) Sqoop
10 5 (5.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 5 (5.95%) Data Lake
10 5 (5.95%) MySQL
10 5 (5.95%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.76%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Banking
3 11 (13.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (9.52%) Legal
5 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.19%) International Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) Analyst
3 12 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Data Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Cognos Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Programmer
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (5.95%) TM1 Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (4.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Cognos Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Data Programmer
9 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Specialist
9 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) LDAP
1 6 (7.14%) OAuth
1 6 (7.14%) SAML
2 4 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) MDX
3 2 (2.38%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) HTML5
4 1 (1.19%) jQuery
4 1 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.19%) RESTful
4 1 (1.19%) SOAP
4 1 (1.19%) XBRL
4 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.95%) FMCG
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.19%) Blog
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) Mashup
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (23.81%) Analytics
2 20 (23.81%) ETL
2 20 (23.81%) Visualisation
3 17 (20.24%) Data Visualisation
4 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
6 10 (11.90%) Data Analysis
6 10 (11.90%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (10.71%) Project Management
7 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 7 (8.33%) DevOps
9 7 (8.33%) Information Security
10 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
10 6 (7.14%) Open Source
10 6 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.95%) SQL
2 10 (11.90%) Java
2 10 (11.90%) Python
3 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.14%) Scala
5 5 (5.95%) VBA
6 3 (3.57%) C
6 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.57%) Jython
6 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.57%) VBScript
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) ABAP
8 1 (1.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
1 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) CDISC
2 8 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 6 (7.14%) GDPR
3 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.38%) QA
4 2 (2.38%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.19%) IFRS
5 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) HDFS
2 3 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Ansible
2 6 (7.14%) Ambari
2 6 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (7.14%) Oozie
2 6 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (7.14%) Terraform
3 3 (3.57%) Control-M
4 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Tableau
2 24 (28.57%) IBM
2 24 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (14.29%) Informatica
4 9 (10.71%) Cloudera
4 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.52%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (9.52%) SAP
6 7 (8.33%) Hortonworks
7 6 (7.14%) Teradata
8 4 (4.76%) Alteryx
9 3 (3.57%) Anaplan
9 3 (3.57%) Birst
9 3 (3.57%) BMC
9 3 (3.57%) Jaspersoft
9 3 (3.57%) Netezza
9 3 (3.57%) Talend
10 2 (2.38%) Hyperion
10 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.19%) CA Agile Central