Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 430 334
Rank change year-on-year -62 -96 -34
Contract jobs citing Cognos 141 163 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.39% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.92% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 110 197
London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £361 £313
90th Percentile £594 £651 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
London median hourly rate £37.50 - £77.50
10th Percentile £34.75 - £73.75
90th Percentile £40.00 - £81.25
England median hourly rate £37.50 £19.75 £69.07
% change year-on-year +89.87% -71.41% -9.12%

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 18,817 17,731 18,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.09% 42.91% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,884 11,845 11,952
London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £255
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 283 312
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +7.89% +7.95%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.99 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.63 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.66%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Central London -33 36 £500 +2.56% 8
West London -26 14 £413 -8.84% 2
East London -7 1 £600 -
South London -43 1 £450 +12.50%
North London - 1 - -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 80 (56.74%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (33.33%) SQL
3 41 (29.08%) Finance
4 40 (28.37%) Microsoft
5 39 (27.66%) Microsoft Excel
6 37 (26.24%) Data Modelling
7 34 (24.11%) Tableau
8 30 (21.28%) Analytics
9 28 (19.86%) Banking
10 27 (19.15%) ETL
11 26 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (17.73%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (17.02%) Oracle
13 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
13 24 (17.02%) UML
13 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (16.31%) Data Analysis
15 22 (15.60%) Data Management
15 22 (15.60%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (14.89%) SDLC
16 21 (14.89%) Visualisation
17 20 (14.18%) XML
18 19 (13.48%) VBA
18 19 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (12.77%) Cognos TM1
19 18 (12.77%) Power BI
20 16 (11.35%) Data Visualisation
20 16 (11.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
20 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (6.38%) SAS
2 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.84%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.42%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.71%) FileNet
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (27.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Cognos TM1
2 16 (11.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (5.67%) Cognos Planning
3 8 (5.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.42%) Loan IQ
5 2 (1.42%) ResourceLink
5 2 (1.42%) Unica
5 2 (1.42%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.71%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.71%) HFM
6 1 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) FTP
1 2 (1.42%) Internet
1 2 (1.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.73%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 22 (15.60%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (12.77%) Power BI
7 14 (9.93%) OLAP
8 13 (9.22%) MS Access
8 13 (9.22%) QlikView
8 13 (9.22%) Spotfire
9 11 (7.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (7.09%) Big Data
11 8 (5.67%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (4.96%) Hadoop
13 6 (4.26%) Apache Hive
13 6 (4.26%) DataStage
13 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
14 5 (3.55%) Data Mining
14 5 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) PeopleTools
2 5 (3.55%) ERwin
3 3 (2.13%) JIRA
3 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.42%) Subversion
4 2 (1.42%) Toad
4 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.71%) Jtest
5 1 (0.71%) JUnit
5 1 (0.71%) Maven
5 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (29.08%) Finance
2 28 (19.86%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Investment Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (6.38%) Marketing
5 5 (3.55%) Law
5 5 (3.55%) Legal
5 5 (3.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Billing
6 2 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (39.01%) Analyst
2 37 (26.24%) Developer
3 22 (15.60%) Business Analyst
4 20 (14.18%) Data Analyst
5 19 (13.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) Consultant
6 14 (9.93%) Credit Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) Risk Analyst
7 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (7.80%) Cognos Developer
8 11 (7.80%) Risk Data Analyst
9 9 (6.38%) Cognos Specialist
9 9 (6.38%) Data Consultant
10 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 8 (5.67%) SQL Developer
11 7 (4.96%) PeopleSoft Developer
11 7 (4.96%) Programmer
11 7 (4.96%) SQL BI Developer
11 7 (4.96%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) XML
2 15 (10.64%) CSS
3 14 (9.93%) HTML
4 5 (3.55%) .NET
5 4 (2.84%) SOAP
6 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.13%) MDX
7 2 (1.42%) EDI
7 2 (1.42%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.42%) REST
7 2 (1.42%) SAP PI
7 2 (1.42%) Web Services
8 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Avro
8 1 (0.71%) J2EE
8 1 (0.71%) jQuery
8 1 (0.71%) JSON
8 1 (0.71%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (0.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.93%) Credit Risk
3 11 (7.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.96%) FMCG
6 5 (3.55%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.55%) User Experience
7 4 (2.84%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.42%) iPad
9 2 (1.42%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.42%) Replication
10 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.71%) Clustering
10 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (1.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (56.74%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (26.24%) Data Modelling
3 30 (21.28%) Analytics
4 27 (19.15%) ETL
5 26 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (17.02%) UML
7 23 (16.31%) Data Analysis
8 22 (15.60%) Data Management
9 21 (14.89%) SDLC
9 21 (14.89%) Visualisation
10 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (11.35%) Data Visualisation
11 14 (9.93%) Business Process Modelling
12 13 (9.22%) Data Science
12 13 (9.22%) Fit Analysis
12 13 (9.22%) Project Management
12 13 (9.22%) Project Planning
13 11 (7.80%) Mathematics
13 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
14 10 (7.09%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.33%) SQL
2 19 (13.48%) VBA
3 13 (9.22%) PHP
4 10 (7.09%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.26%) Java
6 5 (3.55%) R
6 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.84%) Python
8 3 (2.13%) C#
9 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.42%) SAS Macro
9 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.42%) VB
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.71%) Scala
10 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (7.80%) ACCA
1 11 (7.80%) CIMA
2 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.26%) Degree
4 6 (4.26%) ISEB
5 5 (3.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MBA
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) CDISC
2 5 (3.55%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.84%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Control-M
2 2 (1.42%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 40 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.11%) Tableau
3 24 (17.02%) Oracle
4 15 (10.64%) SAP
5 14 (9.93%) IBM
5 14 (9.93%) Informatica
6 11 (7.80%) HP
7 10 (7.09%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (3.55%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.84%) BMC
9 4 (2.84%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.13%) Workday
11 2 (1.42%) Alteryx
11 2 (1.42%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.42%) CODA
11 2 (1.42%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.42%) Talend
11 2 (1.42%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.42%) Vertica