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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 53 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Cognos 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.35% 1.50% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.80% 3.18% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.93% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £333 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £488 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.48 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+214.73% -41.75%
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
263 283 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.40% 47.25% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 116 212
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.36 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £17.27 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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 16 (69.57%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (43.48%) ETL
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (30.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) QlikView
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Tableau
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (17.39%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (13.04%) Cognos Controller
8 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (13.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (8.70%) Analytics
9 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.04%) Cognos Controller
2 3 (13.04%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) QlikView
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos BI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) JSP
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Struts
1 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.35%) JSF
1 1 (4.35%) MDX
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss Seam
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE 5
1 1 (4.35%) RichFaces
1 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (43.48%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) Logistics
7 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
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