Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 125 134
Rank change year-on-year -34 +9 +21
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 1.08% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 2.11% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 23
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -23.53% +12.58%
10th Percentile £213 £262 £400
90th Percentile £475 £404 £538
South East median daily rate £419 £338 £413
% change year-on-year +24.07% -18.18% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £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 2025 2180 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.21% 51.08% 50.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1124 1270
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 124 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% -40.84% +23.14%
10th Percentile £11.04 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.80 £44.48 £46.49
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Reading +6 4 £394 +16.67%
Bracknell 0 3 £375 +7.53% 1
Slough -8 2 £225 -32.08%
Cognos
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Facilities Management
5 3 (27.27%) CAFM
5 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Maximo
6 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
6 2 (18.18%) Tableau

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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maximo
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (18.18%) SAP BPC
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PowerDesigner
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Commercial Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Report Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Maximo Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Maximo Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (27.27%) CAFM
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Facilities Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Channel Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Actionable Recommendations
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau