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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 61 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 0.61% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £338 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -11.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.65%
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
404 495 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.57% 53.75% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 256 171
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 21
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £26.15 £19.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Hyperion
3 5 (41.67%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (41.67%) Kalido
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Powerplay
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) QlikView
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (8.33%) ActiveReports
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (8.33%) DataStage

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Kalido
2 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Powerplay
3 2 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (8.33%) ActiveReports
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (8.33%) DataStage
4 1 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
2 4 (33.33%) Cognos Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Cognos Planning Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Cognos Support
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Hyperion Support
3 3 (25.00%) MicroStrategy Support
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cognos Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DataStage Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Hyperion
1 5 (41.67%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Teradata