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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 108 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 19 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 0.49% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -
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
1247 1028 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.86% 41.60% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 493 450
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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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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 -6 10 £380 +8.57% 1
Edinburgh +2 5 £400 +14.28% 2
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (70.37%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (62.96%) Finance
3 27 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 26 (48.15%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (48.15%) Oracle
5 20 (37.04%) Cognos Report Studio
5 20 (37.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 18 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
6 18 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 15 (27.78%) Cognos TM1
8 14 (25.93%) Project Management
9 12 (22.22%) SQL
10 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.37%) Change Management
11 10 (18.52%) ETL
11 10 (18.52%) IBM
11 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
13 8 (14.81%) Cognos Controller
14 7 (12.96%) Banking
15 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (11.11%) Analytics
15 6 (11.11%) .NET
16 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
16 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
16 5 (9.26%) QlikView
17 4 (7.41%) Nintex

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 15 (27.78%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (14.81%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.85%) Maximo
4 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (37.04%) Cognos Report Studio
2 20 (37.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 18 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
4 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (9.26%) QlikView
8 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.70%) DecisionStream
10 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.85%) OLAP
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.85%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (62.96%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Developer
2 29 (53.70%) Cognos Developer
3 16 (29.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Cognos BI Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) TM1 Developer
7 4 (7.41%) TM1 Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Cognos Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Cognos Programmer
9 2 (3.70%) Programmer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Business Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Tester
10 1 (1.85%) Programme Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
1 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 14 (25.93%) Project Management
4 11 (20.37%) Change Management
5 10 (18.52%) ETL
6 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
8 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.41%) Data Management
9 4 (7.41%) OO
9 4 (7.41%) Workflow
9 4 (7.41%) Scrum
10 2 (3.70%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Migration
10 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.85%) ERP
11 1 (1.85%) PRINCE
11 1 (1.85%) ITIL
11 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) Nintex
4 4 (7.41%) Tableau
4 4 (7.41%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Baan
6 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
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