The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 84 101 112
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Contract jobs citing Cognos 30 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 0.89% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 1.75% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 3
Median daily rate £319 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £53.50
Cognos
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1096 1255 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.73% 50.63% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 686 493
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 47
Median hourly rate £12.75 £19.18 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.51% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Berkshire region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough +11 11 £338 -
Reading +16 5 £338 -16.66%
Bracknell -2 4 £488 +30.00%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 27 (72.97%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (45.95%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 13 (35.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (29.73%) Data Management
6 11 (29.73%) Cognos TM1
6 11 (29.73%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (29.73%) SAP
6 11 (29.73%) JD Edwards
7 9 (24.32%) Toad
7 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (24.32%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (24.32%) Inmon Methodology
8 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Cognos Report Studio
8 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.62%) Migration
8 8 (21.62%) DataStage
8 8 (21.62%) Informatica
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) ETL
9 7 (18.92%) Six Sigma
9 7 (18.92%) Data Mart
9 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
10 6 (16.22%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (16.22%) DSDM
11 5 (13.51%) Unix

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (2.70%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (29.73%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) NAS
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.62%) Cognos Report Studio
2 8 (21.62%) DataStage
3 7 (18.92%) Data Mart
4 5 (13.51%) Kalido
4 5 (13.51%) OLAP
5 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.11%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (5.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos Connection
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (2.70%) DB2
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Toad
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Data Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Report Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
5 5 (13.51%) Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Cognos Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Report Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Business Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Cognos BI Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Cognos Support
7 3 (8.11%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Hyperion Support
7 3 (8.11%) MicroStrategy Support
7 3 (8.11%) Migration Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Procurement Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) FMCG
2 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.70%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Solaris
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (35.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (29.73%) Data Management
3 11 (29.73%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Inmon Methodology
4 9 (24.32%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) ETL
5 8 (21.62%) ITIL
5 8 (21.62%) Migration
5 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Six Sigma
6 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.22%) DSDM
7 6 (16.22%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.41%) Data Reconciliation
9 2 (5.41%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.70%) OpenView
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) JD Edwards
1 11 (29.73%) SAP
2 8 (21.62%) Informatica
3 5 (13.51%) Hyperion
3 5 (13.51%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (13.51%) Teradata
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) BEA
6 1 (2.70%) BMC
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Qualys
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas
6 1 (2.70%) VMware