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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 53 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.49% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 1.05% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £444 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +25.58%

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
272 286 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.23% 46.89% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 155 179
Median daily rate £368 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £32.71 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.06% +145.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £19.34 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £46.07 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ETL Development
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects

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 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy