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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 56 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 1.16% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 3.17% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
292 284 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.65% 36.55% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 172 111
Average daily rate £320 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £10.55 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.83 £15.77 £17.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016, 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 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (81.82%) ETL
2 8 (72.73%) Data Modelling
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) Toad
6 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) ETL Development
7 2 (18.18%) Informatica
7 2 (18.18%) DataStage
7 2 (18.18%) Control-M
7 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
7 2 (18.18%) Perforce
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Maximo
7 2 (18.18%) UML
7 2 (18.18%) Perl

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Maximo
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (27.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (18.18%) BODI
5 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
5 2 (18.18%) DataStage
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (18.18%) QlikView
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
6 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Toad
2 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ETL
2 8 (72.73%) Data Modelling
3 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) ETL Development
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) Perforce
3 2 (18.18%) Trillium
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft