Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 557 505 450
Rank change year-on-year -52 -55 -88
Contract jobs citing Cognos 75 131 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.68% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 103 104
London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £301 £320 £342
90th Percentile £630 £594 £594
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% +79.49% -60.41%
10th Percentile £41.40 £33.25 £17.75
90th Percentile £44.20 £38.38 £21.25
England median hourly rate £43.00 £52.50 £64.50
% change year-on-year -18.10% -18.60% +30.96%

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 18,845 19,216 19,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.05% 40.41% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,796 13,088 12,767
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 301 295
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.25 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -37 11 £475 -13.64% 8
West London +5 8 - - 7
East London - 3 £700 - 3
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 46 (61.33%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (52.00%) SQL
3 38 (50.67%) Tableau
4 24 (32.00%) Finance
5 21 (28.00%) Analytics
6 20 (26.67%) Oracle
6 20 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 19 (25.33%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (24.00%) IBM
9 16 (21.33%) Visualisation
10 15 (20.00%) QlikView
10 15 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
11 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
11 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
12 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (14.67%) Hadoop
13 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (14.67%) MicroStrategy
13 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.67%) Power BI
14 10 (13.33%) Data Analysis
14 10 (13.33%) Data Integration
15 9 (12.00%) Spotfire
15 9 (12.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 9 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 9 (12.00%) ETL
15 9 (12.00%) Project Management
16 8 (10.67%) Pharmaceutical

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 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) SAS
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
2 9 (12.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.67%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.33%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (1.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.67%) IaaS
4 5 (6.67%) PaaS
5 3 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
1 6 (8.00%) HTTPS
1 6 (8.00%) SSL
1 6 (8.00%) VPN
2 5 (6.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (25.33%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (20.00%) QlikView
4 11 (14.67%) Hadoop
4 11 (14.67%) Power BI
4 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
5 9 (12.00%) Spotfire
6 7 (9.33%) Apache Hive
7 6 (8.00%) Big Data
7 6 (8.00%) HBase
7 6 (8.00%) Pentaho
7 6 (8.00%) Sqoop
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (4.00%) Cognos Connection
9 3 (4.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (4.00%) Looker
9 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (9.33%) Legal
4 6 (8.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) TM1 Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Cognos Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Data Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Report Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (5.33%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (5.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Build Manager
9 4 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Report Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) LDAP
1 6 (8.00%) OAuth
1 6 (8.00%) SAML
2 4 (5.33%) .NET
3 3 (4.00%) MDX
4 2 (2.67%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.33%) HTML5
5 1 (1.33%) jQuery
5 1 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.33%) RESTful
5 1 (1.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.00%) FMCG
6 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Blog
7 1 (1.33%) Equities
7 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.33%) Mashup
7 1 (1.33%) Podcast
7 1 (1.33%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.33%) Replication
7 1 (1.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (28.00%) Analytics
3 16 (21.33%) Visualisation
4 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
5 12 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 10 (13.33%) Data Integration
7 9 (12.00%) ETL
7 9 (12.00%) Project Management
8 8 (10.67%) DevOps
8 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (10.67%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (8.00%) Information Security
10 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) Java
2 8 (10.67%) Python
2 8 (10.67%) VBA
3 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.33%) Scala
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
6 2 (2.67%) R
7 1 (1.33%) ABAP
7 1 (1.33%) C
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
1 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) GDPR
1 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.67%) CDISC
2 5 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) HDFS
2 4 (5.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Ansible
2 6 (8.00%) Ambari
2 6 (8.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (8.00%) Oozie
2 6 (8.00%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (8.00%) Terraform
3 1 (1.33%) Control-M
3 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (50.67%) Tableau
2 20 (26.67%) Oracle
3 18 (24.00%) IBM
4 11 (14.67%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (10.67%) Cloudera
6 7 (9.33%) Hortonworks
7 6 (8.00%) Informatica
7 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.00%) SAP
8 3 (4.00%) Birst
8 3 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (2.67%) Alteryx
9 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.33%) GoldenSource
10 1 (1.33%) Google
10 1 (1.33%) HP
10 1 (1.33%) Infor
10 1 (1.33%) Talend
10 1 (1.33%) Vertica