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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 96 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 15 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.75% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.53% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 14
Median daily rate £318 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £525 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £82.00
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
1018 1240 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.98% 48.65% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 600 674
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 86 31
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +49.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough +13 5 £225 -
Bracknell - 5 £310 -
Reading +2 1 - -
Maidenhead -4 1 £325 -23.07%
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 35 (74.47%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (53.19%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (46.81%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (44.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 18 (38.30%) Finance
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 13 (27.66%) Requirements Analysis
7 12 (25.53%) Data Management
8 11 (23.40%) Cognos TM1
8 11 (23.40%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (23.40%) SAP
8 11 (23.40%) JD Edwards
9 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (21.28%) Toad
9 10 (21.28%) ETL
9 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (21.28%) Kimball Methodology
9 10 (21.28%) Inmon Methodology
10 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (19.15%) ITIL
11 8 (17.02%) Migration
11 8 (17.02%) DataStage
11 8 (17.02%) Informatica
11 8 (17.02%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
11 8 (17.02%) Cognos Report Studio
12 7 (14.89%) Teradata
12 7 (14.89%) Data Mart
12 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
13 6 (12.77%) Hyperion

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (23.40%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.13%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) NAS
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (53.19%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (17.02%) Cognos Report Studio
2 8 (17.02%) DataStage
3 7 (14.89%) Data Mart
4 5 (10.64%) Kalido
4 5 (10.64%) OLAP
4 5 (10.64%) QlikView
5 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.38%) Cognos Powerplay
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (2.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (2.13%) Cognos Connection
8 1 (2.13%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
8 1 (2.13%) Power BI
8 1 (2.13%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Toad
2 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Data Analyst
4 11 (23.40%) Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Cognos Developer
6 8 (17.02%) Report Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Report Developer
8 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (10.64%) Applications Support
10 4 (8.51%) Business Developer
10 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
10 4 (8.51%) Cognos BI Developer
11 3 (6.38%) Cognos Support
11 3 (6.38%) Consultant
11 3 (6.38%) Data Migration Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Hyperion Support
11 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
11 3 (6.38%) MicroStrategy Support
11 3 (6.38%) Migration Analyst
12 2 (4.26%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
1 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) JSP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.13%) Velocity
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.13%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) AIX
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (27.66%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (25.53%) Data Management
4 11 (23.40%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) ETL
5 10 (21.28%) Inmon Methodology
5 10 (21.28%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.15%) ITIL
6 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Migration
7 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
9 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.77%) DSDM
9 6 (12.77%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.51%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (8.51%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.13%) OpenView
1 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) JD Edwards
1 11 (23.40%) SAP
2 8 (17.02%) Informatica
2 8 (17.02%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (14.89%) Teradata
4 6 (12.77%) Hyperion
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) Tableau
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.13%) BEA
7 1 (2.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Opsware
7 1 (2.13%) Qualys
7 1 (2.13%) Sun