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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 114 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Cognos 7 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.39% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.82% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 15
Average daily rate
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£355 £475 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.26% +24.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £429 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £505 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -
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
1117 1215 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.97% 47.44% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 452 545
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £228
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 37 57 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.78 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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
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 27 August 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 +11 1 £320 -24.70% 1
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (61.11%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) ETL
4 7 (38.89%) DataStage
5 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) SAP
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.11%) Service Management
9 2 (11.11%) Change Management
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) Web Services
9 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
9 2 (11.11%) IIS
9 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (11.11%) JDA
9 2 (11.11%) Manugistics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (38.89%) DataStage
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) QlikView
4 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) DB2
5 1 (5.56%) OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) DataStage Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Product Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BW Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Designer
5 1 (5.56%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ETL
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) CMMI
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.11%) JDA
3 2 (11.11%) Manugistics
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
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