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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-71.40% -1.32%

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
331 486 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.98% 35.40% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 240 190
Median daily rate £400 £395 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £33.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.35% +110.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £67.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 4 (57.14%) QlikView
2 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (28.57%) Compliance Management
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) VBA

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) QlikView
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (28.57%) MI Manager
2 2 (28.57%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Report Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Compliance Management
2 2 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft