The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 111 81 108
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +27
Contract jobs citing Cognos 14 37 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 1.51% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 3.78% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £328 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £481 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+142.93% -40.12%
Cognos
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1069 979 992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.52% 40.01% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 441 478
Average daily rate £375 £367 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £10.00 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.34 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cognos
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognos across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Cognos Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 8 £375 -18.91% 2
Edinburgh -25 2 £338 -3.57% 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (62.07%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 11 (37.93%) ETL
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (27.59%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (24.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (24.14%) Data Architecture
7 7 (24.14%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) QlikView
8 6 (20.69%) Analytics
9 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.24%) Data Management
9 5 (17.24%) Information Management
9 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
10 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
10 4 (13.79%) SAS
10 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
10 4 (13.79%) Sybase
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (13.79%) Banking
10 4 (13.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
10 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
10 4 (13.79%) Data Migration

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (13.79%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (20.69%) QlikView
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
5 4 (13.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Big Data
6 3 (10.34%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (10.34%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (10.34%) DB2
6 3 (10.34%) OLAP
7 2 (6.90%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
8 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (3.45%) Data Mart
8 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ERwin
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Report Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Cognos BI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) Struts
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.45%) JSF
1 1 (3.45%) MDX
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss Seam
1 1 (3.45%) Java EE 5
1 1 (3.45%) RichFaces
1 1 (3.45%) REST
1 1 (3.45%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Reference Data
2 3 (10.34%) Social Media
3 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (37.93%) ETL
3 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 7 (24.14%) Data Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) Data Management
5 5 (17.24%) Information Management
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
6 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Data Security
7 3 (10.34%) Master Data Management
7 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Sybase
2 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Actuate
3 3 (10.34%) Informatica
3 3 (10.34%) Teradata
3 3 (10.34%) Tableau
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Primavera