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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 106 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Cognos 14 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.31% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
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£380 £525 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +32.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.31% -
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
1110 1301 1593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.27% 50.08% 52.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 540 544
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 +26 8 £380 -10.58%
Slough -12 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 13 (59.09%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (59.09%) ETL
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 6 (27.27%) OLAP
6 6 (27.27%) Cognos Transformer
6 6 (27.27%) Cognos Query Studio
6 6 (27.27%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (22.73%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (22.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) DataStage
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (13.64%) Analytics
9 3 (13.64%) Data Mart
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Star Schema
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
10 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 2 (9.09%) IIS
10 2 (9.09%) Windows

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SPSS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 6 (27.27%) OLAP
5 6 (27.27%) Cognos Transformer
5 6 (27.27%) Cognos Query Studio
5 6 (27.27%) Cognos Report Studio
6 5 (22.73%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) DataStage
7 3 (13.64%) Data Mart
7 3 (13.64%) Star Schema
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 2 (9.09%) QlikView
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) DataStage Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Cognos Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Product Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Product Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ETL
2 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
4 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) JDA
2 2 (9.09%) Manugistics
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
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