Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 20 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 21 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 +19
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.68% 5.81% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 9.94% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Slough median daily rate £225 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.08% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £383 £325 £425
% change year-on-year +17.69% -23.53% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Slough.

All Vendors
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 156 181 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 52.88% 58.39% 53.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 105 166
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +4.87% -4.64%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £204
90th Percentile £552 £474 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +30.77% -10.34%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year +13.46% -39.68% +23.14%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Slough

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Slough

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 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 Slough region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (100.00%) Actionable Recommendations

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Commercial Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft