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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 58 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.21% 0.46% 1.70%
As % of the Vendors category 2.52% 1.10% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate £365 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £390 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
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
318 364 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 47.96% 41.41% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 219 148
Average daily rate £343 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 7
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (22.22%) ETL Development
5 2 (22.22%) ACCA
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) HFM
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
6 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) CIMA
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
6 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (11.11%) HFM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Support Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Support
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos BI Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Support
5 1 (11.11%) SSIS Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) ETL Development
4 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ACCA
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
2 1 (11.11%) SAP