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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 58 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.24% 1.06% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 2.23% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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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
366 404 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.17% 47.42% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 171 138
Average daily rate £350 £360 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £453 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (60.00%) ETL
4 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) IBM
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) QlikView
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) UML
9 3 (20.00%) UNIX
9 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
9 3 (20.00%) Toad
9 3 (20.00%) Informatica
9 3 (20.00%) DataStage
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (20.00%) Use Case
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (20.00%) Data Mart
9 3 (20.00%) BODI
9 3 (20.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 3 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maximo
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos Controller
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (46.67%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (33.33%) QlikView
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) DataStage
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (20.00%) Data Mart
5 3 (20.00%) BODI
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (20.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 3 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (13.33%) Star Schema
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (20.00%) Toad
2 2 (13.33%) ERwin
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) MI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (60.00%) ETL
3 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Data Transformation
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) System Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Informatica
4 2 (13.33%) Perforce
4 2 (13.33%) Trillium
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago