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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
South East / Berkshire
Rank 102 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.47% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%

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
1000 1287 1337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.90% 50.37% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 647 650
Median daily rate £413 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 39
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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
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 22 February 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
Reading +7 2 - -
Thatcham - 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 16 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (47.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) QlikView
6 5 (26.32%) Tableau
7 4 (21.05%) Inmon Methodology
7 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
7 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 4 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) ETL
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Toad
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) Maximo
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 2 (10.53%) SDLC

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:

Business Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (26.32%) QlikView
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mart
4 2 (10.53%) DataStage
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.26%) CloverETL
5 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
5 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
5 1 (5.26%) Power BI
5 1 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Toad
2 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Cognos Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Report Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Business Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos BI Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Maximo Specialist
6 3 (15.79%) Report Specialist
7 2 (10.53%) Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
8 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
3 4 (21.05%) Inmon Methodology
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
3 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) DSDM
4 2 (10.53%) Information Retrieval
4 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (10.53%) Scorecard
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Tableau
2 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Talend
Thatcham, Berkshire
Octopus Computer Associates
Rate: Market + expenses
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