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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 119 106 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.68% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.37% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £425 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -2.12%
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
1388 1389 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.65% 50.02% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 657 457
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 73
Average hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 - 5 £456 - 1
Reading -4 3 £438 -12.50%
Slough -3 1 - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Hyperion
4 6 (27.27%) IBM
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) SAP
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (13.64%) QlikView
6 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) Sybase
6 3 (13.64%) DB2
6 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Information Management
7 2 (9.09%) Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 3 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (13.64%) QlikView
4 3 (13.64%) DB2
5 2 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mart
5 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (4.55%) ActiveReports
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Report Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
2 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) VMS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Information Management
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 2 (9.09%) B2B
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ACCA
1 1 (4.55%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Hyperion
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Sybase
4 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Tableau
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