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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 56 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.23% 0.57% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 1.47% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £360 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £390 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £450 £485
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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
321 340 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.46% 38.90% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 186 138
Median daily rate £343 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 7
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) Cognos Controller
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (18.18%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (18.18%) ETL Development
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) ACCA
7 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
7 1 (9.09%) SAS
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) RUP
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) CIMA

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (9.09%) HFM
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) QlikView
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Support Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Support
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos BI Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos Support
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Principal Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SSIS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) ETL Development
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Information Exploitation
5 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ACCA
3 1 (9.09%) CIMA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau