The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Vendors 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 110 109 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 23 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 0.30% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £20.00
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1227 1002 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.63% 40.65% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 452 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 61
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cognos
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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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
Edinburgh -4 14 £400 +14.28%
Glasgow +4 4 - - 3
Stirling - - - -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 52 (74.29%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (62.86%) Finance
3 40 (57.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 38 (54.29%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (48.57%) Oracle
6 33 (47.14%) Cognos Report Studio
6 33 (47.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 29 (41.43%) Kimball Methodology
8 27 (38.57%) Cognos Transformer
9 23 (32.86%) Project Management
10 18 (25.71%) Cognos TM1
11 12 (17.14%) SQL
12 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.71%) Banking
12 11 (15.71%) Change Management
12 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
12 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (14.29%) Cognos Controller
13 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (14.29%) IBM
14 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
16 7 (10.00%) RDBMS
16 7 (10.00%) ETL
17 6 (8.57%) Analytics
17 6 (8.57%) .NET
18 4 (5.71%) Nintex
18 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (5.71%) Workflow
18 4 (5.71%) Data Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 40 (57.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 18 (25.71%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (14.29%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.43%) Maximo
4 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (54.29%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (47.14%) Cognos Report Studio
2 33 (47.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 27 (38.57%) Cognos Transformer
4 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.29%) Cognos Event Studio
8 2 (2.86%) QlikView
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.86%) DecisionStream
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.43%) OLAP
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.43%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (62.86%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (71.43%) Developer
2 43 (61.43%) Cognos Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Cognos BI Developer
5 7 (10.00%) TM1 Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) TM1 Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Cognos Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) ETL Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Cognos Programmer
9 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Business Developer
9 2 (2.86%) DBA
9 2 (2.86%) Programmer
9 2 (2.86%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) XML
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (74.29%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (41.43%) Kimball Methodology
3 23 (32.86%) Project Management
4 11 (15.71%) Change Management
5 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.00%) ETL
7 6 (8.57%) Analytics
8 4 (5.71%) Scrum
8 4 (5.71%) Workflow
8 4 (5.71%) Data Management
8 4 (5.71%) OO
9 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.86%) Migration
10 2 (2.86%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.43%) ITIL
11 1 (1.43%) ERP
11 1 (1.43%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.43%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) IBM
3 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) Nintex
5 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Tableau
6 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.43%) Baan
6 1 (1.43%) VMware