The first table below looks at the demand for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Scotland region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 115 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 13 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.041% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.53% 0.61% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.13% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
199 164 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.23% 6.67% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 70 78
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%
Cognos Business Intelligence
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Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cognos Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the Scotland region.

Cognos Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cognos Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence across the Scotland region.

Cognos Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Cognos Business Intelligence 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 Business Intelligence.

1 40 (100.00%) Cognos
1 40 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (82.50%) Finance
3 30 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 29 (72.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 29 (72.50%) Oracle
5 28 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (70.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 27 (67.50%) Cognos Transformer
7 22 (55.00%) Project Management
8 11 (27.50%) Banking
9 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
10 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.00%) Cognos Controller
11 6 (15.00%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (15.00%) Change Management
12 3 (7.50%) SQL
13 2 (5.00%) IBM
13 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
13 2 (5.00%) Analytics
14 1 (2.50%) Cognos Event Studio
14 1 (2.50%) Cognos Query Studio
14 1 (2.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (2.50%) Degree
14 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
14 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Cognos Business Intelligence 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 Business Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Cognos TM1
1 6 (15.00%) Cognos Controller
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 29 (72.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 28 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (67.50%) Cognos Transformer
5 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
5 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.50%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (2.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (2.50%) DecisionStream
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) Cognos Event Studio
General
1 33 (82.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 32 (80.00%) Cognos Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Cognos BI Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (2.50%) TM1 Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Project Controller
7 1 (2.50%) Cognos Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (70.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 22 (55.00%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) ETL
7 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.50%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cognos
2 29 (72.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft