Period
to 19 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cognos
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 153 126
Rank change year-on-year -15 -27 +13
Contract jobs citing Cognos 7 10 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.25% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.50% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 28
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +17.69% -23.53%
10th Percentile £404 £213 £262
90th Percentile £470 £476 £404
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £338
% change year-on-year - +25.93% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £23.00

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,967 1,994 2,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.01% 49.26% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 1,022 1,124
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 85 125
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.59% +16.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.62 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.55 £39.90 £44.31
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -2.94% +7.26% -14.32%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Berkshire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Berkshire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Berkshire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 2 £425 - 1
Wokingham - 2 - -
Slough -12 1 £450 +100.00%
Cognos
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 5 (71.43%) SAP
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) QlikView
4 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (28.57%) Talend
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (28.57%) Complex ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Record to Report
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (28.57%) SAP CO
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Certification
4 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
4 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
4 2 (28.57%) EDI
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) ACCA
5 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SAP CO
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) QlikView
2 2 (28.57%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Talend Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP CO Support
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO Support
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Support
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Complex ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (28.57%) Record to Report
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) Talend
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle