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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 66 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.11% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.21% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £82.00
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
425 473 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 56.44% 50.37% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 246 257
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 14
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.26% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Hyperion
2 5 (83.33%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Kalido
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Talend
5 1 (16.67%) CloverETL
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Kalido
2 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) CloverETL
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Applications Support
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos Support
2 3 (50.00%) Hyperion Support
2 3 (50.00%) MicroStrategy Support
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Hyperion
1 5 (83.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Talend