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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 69 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.73% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 2.09% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £82.00
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
395 527 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.70% 35.16% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 238 226
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £24.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.08 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £29.95 £73.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 9 (60.00%) QlikView
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) ETL
3 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (20.00%) Compliance Management
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (20.00%) VB
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Tableau
7 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
7 3 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (20.00%) Data Management
8 2 (13.33%) Workflow
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Nintex

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 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) QlikView
2 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (13.33%) MI Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ETL
2 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Compliance Management
4 3 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) ETL Development
6 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Tableau
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Nintex