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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 62 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.17% 0.61% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 1.41% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £350 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -
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
415 283 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.65% 43.27% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 146 187
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (60.00%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Cognos Controller
5 5 (33.33%) ETL
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) QlikView
6 4 (26.67%) Tableau
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Migration
9 1 (6.67%) VMware
9 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (6.67%) Change Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (46.67%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (26.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (26.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) TM1 Developer
3 3 (20.00%) TM1 Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
2 4 (26.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle