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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 29 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.74% - 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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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
155 116 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 54.01% 45.49% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 62 59
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £244 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) DSDM
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
1 5 (83.33%) Toad
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Informatica
1 5 (83.33%) DataStage
1 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
1 5 (83.33%) OLAP
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
1 5 (83.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 5 (83.33%) Inmon Methodology
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) OLAP
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) DataStage
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Toad
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) DSDM
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
1 5 (83.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 5 (83.33%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Informatica