The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 86 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.25% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 0.89% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £325 £244 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £229 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £259 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.65%
Cognos
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
550 451 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.97% 28.67% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 201 208
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 11
Median hourly rate £29.16 £12.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.48% -42.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Edinburgh region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) QlikView
2 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Nintex
5 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) QlikView
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Support
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Nintex