The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 115 122 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 7 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.29% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.59% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +24.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1197 1181 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.65% 48.28% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 440 539
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 68
Average hourly rate £18.36 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cognos
South East

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
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 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading - 1 £400 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 22 (75.86%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (62.07%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle
3 13 (44.83%) DataStage
4 11 (37.93%) ETL
5 10 (34.48%) SAP
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
6 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
7 6 (20.69%) Analytics
7 6 (20.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) Business Objects
9 4 (13.79%) OLAP
9 4 (13.79%) SAP BW
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.79%) Cognos Transformer
9 4 (13.79%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (13.79%) Cognos Query Studio
10 3 (10.34%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 3 (10.34%) Degree
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) Finance
10 3 (10.34%) .NET

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (44.83%) DataStage
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 6 (20.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (13.79%) OLAP
6 4 (13.79%) Cognos Query Studio
6 4 (13.79%) SAP BW
6 4 (13.79%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (13.79%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (10.34%) SAP BI
7 3 (10.34%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.45%) DB2
9 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ERwin
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Project Manager
1 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) DataStage Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) DTV
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (37.93%) ETL
3 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) CMMI
8 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) SAP
3 5 (17.24%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.90%) JDA
4 2 (6.90%) Manugistics
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica