The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 55 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 26 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.02% - 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 5.73% - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Average daily rate £375 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
454 277 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.36% 36.79% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 100 194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +167.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cognos
Scotland

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 22 (81.48%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (77.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 18 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 17 (62.96%) Oracle
6 12 (44.44%) Project Management
7 7 (25.93%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) SQL
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (3.70%) Change Data Capture
11 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
11 1 (3.70%) MS Office
11 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
11 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
11 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.70%) ETL
11 1 (3.70%) SAS
11 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
1 25 (92.59%) Cognos Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Accountant
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 12 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
Edinburgh
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
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