The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
426 512 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.35% 52.57% 54.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 197 200
Average daily rate £375 £363 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +76.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £31.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cognos
Berkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) OLAP
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Query Studio
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (22.22%) ERwin
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) ODBC
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) OLAP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Query Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) eTOM
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) TickIT
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) JDA
2 1 (11.11%) Manugistics