Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 135 144
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 +9
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.31% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.63% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 21
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £378 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.64% +11.85% -25.00%
10th Percentile £266 £213 £288
90th Percentile £469 £438 £450
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 1,880 1,916 2,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.14% 49.92% 51.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 877 1,279
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £228
90th Percentile £588 £600 £546
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 116 117
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% +8.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.75 £39.75 £27.35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.63 £17.45
% change year-on-year +2.26% -4.73% -0.29%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 August 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 £281 -
Wokingham - 2 - - 1
Reading -4 1 £375 - 1
Slough -7 1 £450 +100.00%
Cognos
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) QlikView
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) EDI
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP CO Support
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO Support
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Support
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Record to Report
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ACCA
2 1 (12.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com