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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 59 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% 0.81% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.99% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.65%
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
293 352 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.14% 40.51% 39.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 152 124
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £260 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.35 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 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 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Cognos Controller
4 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) ACCA
6 2 (16.67%) ETL Development
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Presales
7 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
7 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 1 (8.33%) CIMA
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum

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 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (8.33%) HFM
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos BI Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Support
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Principal Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SSIS Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Development
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
5 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ACCA
3 1 (8.33%) CIMA
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau