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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 104 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 22 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 0.89% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
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£375 £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £555 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £595 £420
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 £70.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -46.23%
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
1291 1236 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.74% 47.96% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 621 470
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.40 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 +24 10 £380 -
Bracknell - 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (40.63%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (34.38%) ETL
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 7 (21.88%) IBM
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (21.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 7 (21.88%) Cognos Report Studio
5 7 (21.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 6 (18.75%) DB2
7 5 (15.63%) OLAP
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) Perl
7 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
7 5 (15.63%) DataStage
7 5 (15.63%) Finance
7 5 (15.63%) Cognos Transformer
7 5 (15.63%) Cognos Query Studio
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (12.50%) Star Schema
9 3 (9.38%) Hyperion
9 3 (9.38%) Windows
9 3 (9.38%) Sybase
9 3 (9.38%) Migration

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (3.13%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 7 (21.88%) Cognos Report Studio
3 7 (21.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 6 (18.75%) DB2
5 5 (15.63%) OLAP
5 5 (15.63%) DataStage
5 5 (15.63%) Cognos Transformer
5 5 (15.63%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (12.50%) Star Schema
7 3 (9.38%) QlikView
7 3 (9.38%) Data Mart
8 2 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (6.25%) Essbase
9 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
1 1 (3.13%) ERwin
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Cognos Developer
2 5 (15.63%) DataStage Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) NHS
1 1 (3.13%) DTV
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (34.38%) ETL
3 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.13%) Master Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ACCA
3 1 (3.13%) CIMA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
1 7 (21.88%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Hyperion
2 3 (9.38%) Sybase
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago