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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% - 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £69.07 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-66.70% -1.32%

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
781 1074 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 47.25% 41.56% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 585 473
Median daily rate £363 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +137.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £43.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 4 £400 -
Edinburgh - 3 £400 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £375 -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (50.00%) ETL
3 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (25.00%) Analytics
7 4 (25.00%) ETL Development
7 4 (25.00%) QlikView
7 4 (25.00%) Data Management
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (18.75%) Tableau
9 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
9 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
9 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
9 2 (12.50%) Compliance Management
9 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (6.25%) HFM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (25.00%) QlikView
6 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (18.75%) ETL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) MI Manager
4 2 (12.50%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Report Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) ETL Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Compliance Management
4 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Metadata Management
5 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Tableau
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy