The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 61 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.44% 0.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £17.48 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+369.24% -46.23%
Cognos
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
425 559 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.07% 52.19% 57.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 302 250
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £14.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Reading region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Reading region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) OLAP
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Query Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Report Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Transformer
3 3 (23.08%) Star Schema
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
3 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) QlikView
4 2 (15.38%) XenServer
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) VMS
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) SAS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (7.69%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) OLAP
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Query Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Report Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Transformer
3 3 (23.08%) Star Schema
3 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
4 2 (15.38%) QlikView
5 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (7.69%) Essbase
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
4 1 (7.69%) MI Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView Developer
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
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