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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 67 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.21% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-71.40% -1.32%

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
396 474 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 56.01% 50.91% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 256 223
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Talend
1 1 (100.00%) CloverETL
1 1 (100.00%) 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 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) CloverETL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Data Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Talend