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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.20% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%

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
336 496 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.48% 35.03% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 250 206
Median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £538 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.79% +155.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £39.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.25 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 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 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Tableau
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Yellowfin
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) Looker
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE

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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) Looker
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Yellowfin
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) MI Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos BI Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Report Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Tableau
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft