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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 66 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.098% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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 £23.75 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-24.60% -
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
401 498 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.04% 48.63% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 197 210
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 20
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (25.00%) JDA
2 1 (25.00%) Manugistics
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) JDA
1 1 (25.00%) Manugistics
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