The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 66 50 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Contract jobs citing Cognos 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% 1.56% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 3.78% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+56.09% +53.55%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
327 291 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.52% 41.39% 47.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 138 187
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 10
Average hourly rate £20.35 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.00 £24.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the Glasgow region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the Glasgow region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (35.71%) ETL
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (35.71%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (14.29%) Maximo
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
8 1 (7.14%) T-SQL

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (14.29%) Maximo
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
1 5 (35.71%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (7.14%) QlikView
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Cognos BI Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Report Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) TM1 Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects