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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 116 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.46% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.95% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £341 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
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
1303 1364 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.08% 48.64% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 696 627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 56
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Reading -1 7 £450 +12.50%
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (25.00%) Teradata
4 4 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Tableau
5 3 (18.75%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) ActiveReports
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Toad
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) OLAP
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) DataStage
6 2 (12.50%) Legal
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) QlikView
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (6.25%) Use Case
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics

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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (12.50%) ActiveReports
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (12.50%) DataStage
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Cognos Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Cognos Planning Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cognos Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DataStage Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Enterprise Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Teradata
3 3 (18.75%) Tableau
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Informatica