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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 129 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.078% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 1.37% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
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
1053 948 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.33% 35.84% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 506 401
Average daily rate £375 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +77.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 1 - - 2
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (63.64%) IBM
3 12 (54.55%) XML
3 12 (54.55%) SDLC
4 11 (50.00%) SOA
5 10 (45.45%) Web Services
5 10 (45.45%) Java EE
5 10 (45.45%) XPath
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (36.36%) ETL
8 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
11 4 (18.18%) Migration
11 4 (18.18%) Linux
11 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
12 3 (13.64%) Toad
12 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (13.64%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 3 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
12 3 (13.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
13 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
13 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
13 2 (9.09%) QlikView
13 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (9.09%) Use Case

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.09%) Maximo
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (13.64%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (9.09%) BODI
4 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (9.09%) Data Mart
4 2 (9.09%) DataStage
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) QlikView
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Star Schema
5 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Toad
2 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.55%) ERwin
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) XML
2 10 (45.45%) Java EE
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (54.55%) SDLC
3 11 (50.00%) SOA
4 8 (36.36%) ETL
5 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
8 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) UML
8 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Use Case
8 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
9 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) XPath
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Control-M
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) IBM
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) Perforce
3 2 (9.09%) Trillium
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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