The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Slough 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 28 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.20% 3.24% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 6.52% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £525 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
133 138 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.41% 49.64% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 62 58
Average daily rate £335 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £285 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +120.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £11.17 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £44.88 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cognos
Berkshire

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) DataStage
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) DataStage
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle