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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 92 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.28% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.98% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 16
Median daily rate £275 £244 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -35.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +56.09%
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
567 408 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.85% 29.02% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 208 190
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £26.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £48.75 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Support
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle