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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 96 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 17 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 0.66% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
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£425 £395 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -16.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.92% +53.55%
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
1244 1208 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.90% 49.61% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 537 463
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -1 4 £425 +8.97% 2
Reading +4 2 £260 -35.00%
Slough - 2 - - 1
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 18 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 9 (37.50%) Project Management
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (29.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Hyperion
7 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) PRINCE
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (16.67%) IBM
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 3 (12.50%) Analytics
10 3 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle
10 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
10 3 (12.50%) MS Office
10 3 (12.50%) SAP
10 3 (12.50%) Information Management
10 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 2 (8.33%) DataStage
11 2 (8.33%) Informatica

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (8.33%) QlikView
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (8.33%) Data Mart
5 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (8.33%) DataStage
5 2 (8.33%) OLAP
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.17%) DB2
6 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
6 1 (4.17%) CorVu
6 1 (4.17%) Spotfire
6 1 (4.17%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Toad
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.17%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Information Management
8 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.33%) B2B
8 2 (8.33%) DSDM
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) ETL
8 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ACCA
2 1 (4.17%) CIMA
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) Informatica
6 1 (4.17%) Tableau
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) CA
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago