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 3 months to 24 June 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 363 250
Rank change year-on-year +6 -113  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 55 65 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.30% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.72% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 115
Median daily rate £450 £445 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -3.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £20.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -21.65% -24.77%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8469 8968 10300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.43% 41.37% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5728 6189 6796
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 110 256
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Cognos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 8 £488 +14.70% 10
Bromley - 2 £513 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 67 (52.76%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (47.24%) Finance
3 47 (37.01%) SQL
4 43 (33.86%) Analytics
5 37 (29.13%) Tableau
6 36 (28.35%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (21.26%) QlikView
7 27 (21.26%) SQL Server
8 26 (20.47%) Data Modelling
9 25 (19.69%) Cognos TM1
10 24 (18.90%) ETL
11 22 (17.32%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (16.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 20 (15.75%) IBM
13 20 (15.75%) Oracle
14 19 (14.96%) Banking
15 18 (14.17%) Data Analysis
15 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Excel
16 17 (13.39%) Python
16 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (11.81%) Hadoop
18 15 (11.81%) R
18 15 (11.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
19 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (10.24%) MicroStrategy
19 13 (10.24%) Visualisation
19 13 (10.24%) Business Analysis

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 12 (9.45%) Apache Pig
2 11 (8.66%) Apache Spark
2 11 (8.66%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.87%) SPSS
3 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.57%) Weka
5 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Cognos TM1
2 21 (16.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (4.72%) Cognos Planning
4 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.79%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.79%) HFM
6 1 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.79%) iTrent
6 1 (0.79%) Primavera
6 1 (0.79%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.79%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (2.36%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
1 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.35%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (21.26%) QlikView
2 27 (21.26%) SQL Server
3 22 (17.32%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (11.81%) Hadoop
5 15 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (10.24%) Power BI
7 12 (9.45%) Apache Hive
8 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
8 11 (8.66%) Spotfire
9 10 (7.87%) Big Data
9 10 (7.87%) Cognos Report Studio
10 8 (6.30%) DataStage
10 8 (6.30%) HBase
11 7 (5.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
11 7 (5.51%) Star Schema
12 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
12 6 (4.72%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (47.24%) Finance
2 19 (14.96%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.72%) Retail
5 4 (3.15%) Legal
6 3 (2.36%) Front Office
6 3 (2.36%) Law
7 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.57%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (47.24%) Developer
2 32 (25.20%) Cognos Developer
3 21 (16.54%) Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) Consultant
5 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Report Developer
6 11 (8.66%) TM1 Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Architect
7 9 (7.09%) Cognos BI Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Cognos Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Data Scientist
10 6 (4.72%) SSRS Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Business Architect
11 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 5 (3.94%) Cognos Planning Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) .NET
2 4 (3.15%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) D3.js
4 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) J2EE
4 1 (0.79%) jQuery
4 1 (0.79%) JSON
4 1 (0.79%) Kafka
4 1 (0.79%) MDX
4 1 (0.79%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (0.79%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.79%) Node.js
4 1 (0.79%) pytest
4 1 (0.79%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.94%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.36%) Replication
5 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.57%) Fintech
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.79%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.15%) Linux
2 3 (2.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (52.76%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (33.86%) Analytics
3 26 (20.47%) Data Modelling
4 24 (18.90%) ETL
5 18 (14.17%) Data Analysis
6 15 (11.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 13 (10.24%) Business Analysis
7 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.24%) Visualisation
8 10 (7.87%) Project Management
9 9 (7.09%) Data Analytics
9 9 (7.09%) Machine Learning
10 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.30%) Migration
10 8 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.51%) Data Management
11 7 (5.51%) Planning and Forecasting
11 7 (5.51%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (4.72%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (4.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.01%) SQL
2 17 (13.39%) Python
3 15 (11.81%) R
4 11 (8.66%) Java
5 9 (7.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.72%) Scala
7 4 (3.15%) VBA
8 3 (2.36%) C#
9 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.57%) Perl
9 2 (1.57%) PHP
9 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) JCL
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.57%) ACCA
3 2 (1.57%) CBAP
3 2 (1.57%) CIMA
3 2 (1.57%) IIBA
3 2 (1.57%) ISEB
3 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (6.30%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Oozie
2 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 37 (29.13%) Tableau
2 20 (15.75%) IBM
2 20 (15.75%) Oracle
3 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.24%) MicroStrategy
5 10 (7.87%) SAP
6 9 (7.09%) Informatica
7 5 (3.94%) CODA
7 5 (3.94%) Talend
7 5 (3.94%) Vertica
8 3 (2.36%) Birst
8 3 (2.36%) Google
8 3 (2.36%) HP
8 3 (2.36%) Lavastorm
8 3 (2.36%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (2.36%) RapidMiner
8 3 (2.36%) Teradata
8 3 (2.36%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.36%) Workday
9 2 (1.57%) Hortonworks
London
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