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 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 104 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Cognos 12 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.66% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.61% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £271 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £488 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £17.48 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+300.57% -36.45%
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
944 934 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.25% 41.29% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 418 491
Average daily rate £373 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £140
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 25 30 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.02 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.38% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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 +3 9 £401 +6.93% 4
Edinburgh -8 2 £350 - 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) ETL
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (26.67%) Migration
6 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (23.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (23.33%) Data Architecture
8 6 (20.00%) QlikView
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (20.00%) Analytics
9 5 (16.67%) Tableau
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.67%) Information Management
9 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) Business Objects
9 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.67%) Data Management
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (13.33%) Sybase
10 4 (13.33%) Java
10 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
10 4 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (10.00%) SAS
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SPSS
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (10.00%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (20.00%) QlikView
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (10.00%) Cognos Query Studio
7 3 (10.00%) Big Data
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (10.00%) DB2
7 3 (10.00%) OLAP
8 2 (6.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.33%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Cognos BI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) RichFaces
1 1 (3.33%) JAX-RS
1 1 (3.33%) Java EE 5
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss Seam
1 1 (3.33%) REST
1 1 (3.33%) MDX
1 1 (3.33%) JSF
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) SOAP
1 1 (3.33%) Struts
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (10.00%) Social Media
3 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (46.67%) ETL
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
4 7 (23.33%) Data Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (16.67%) Information Management
6 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Data Management
7 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Master Data Management
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (10.00%) Information Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) CRM
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) Data Security
9 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Tableau
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 4 (13.33%) Sybase
4 3 (10.00%) Informatica
4 3 (10.00%) Teradata
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
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