The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 16 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.93% 1.72% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.40% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
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 £69.07 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+225.03% -5.55%
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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 155 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 69.51% 53.45% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 98 54
Median daily rate £363 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Slough region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Slough region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Slough region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 12 (92.31%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (76.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (69.23%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (69.23%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (46.15%) ETL
5 6 (46.15%) Informatica
5 6 (46.15%) DataStage
5 6 (46.15%) Toad
5 6 (46.15%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (46.15%) Inmon Methodology
5 6 (46.15%) Cognos Report Studio
5 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Data Mart
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (38.46%) OLAP
7 4 (30.77%) MS Office
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) DSDM
7 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle
9 1 (7.69%) Cognos Powerplay

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (46.15%) Cognos Report Studio
2 6 (46.15%) DataStage
3 5 (38.46%) Data Mart
3 5 (38.46%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Connection
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Toad
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Procurement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (69.23%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) ETL
3 6 (46.15%) Inmon Methodology
3 6 (46.15%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) DSDM
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Informatica
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle