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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 90 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Cognos 5 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.28% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.97% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £300 £244 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -39.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
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
607 411 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.76% 28.48% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 193 207
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Median hourly rate £15.82 £26.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% +24.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) QlikView
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) IBM

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 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) QlikView
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Nintex