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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - - 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -10.80% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £40.00
% change year-on-year -76.11% +72.67%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 87 122 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 61.70% 55.96% 53.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 73 88
Median daily rate £425 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +29.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Cognos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Slough

Cognos
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (50.00%) Qlik Sense

Cognos
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Report Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
1 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL