Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 January 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 94 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 -16
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Reading median daily rate £394 - £400
Berkshire median daily rate £383 £305 £425
% change year-on-year +25.41% -28.24% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 682 753 984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 54.17% 53.40% 50.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 346 534
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £219
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 88
Reading median hourly rate £19.31 £12.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.69% -42.81% +23.14%
10th Percentile £14.10 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.23% -27.78% +5.88%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Reading

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Reading

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Reading over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in Reading

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Maximo
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 2 (50.00%) CAFM
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (50.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) TM1 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Maximo Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Maximo Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Maximo Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) CAFM
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau