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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 117 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Cognos 16 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.80% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.95% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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
1134 1127 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.46% 40.88% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 542 439
Average daily rate £350 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 +12 7 £425 - 7
Inverclyde - 4 £400 -
Edinburgh -16 3 £263 -36.36% 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (57.69%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (42.31%) ETL
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (26.92%) QlikView
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (19.23%) Veritas
8 4 (15.38%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) Java
8 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Banking
9 3 (11.54%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) IBM
9 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
9 3 (11.54%) C#
9 3 (11.54%) Actuate
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.54%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (7.69%) SDLC
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (7.69%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (7.69%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (7.69%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (26.92%) QlikView
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (11.54%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Cognos Event Studio
7 1 (3.85%) Cognos Metric Studio
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (3.85%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (3.85%) OLAP
7 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.85%) ERwin
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Report Writer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 2 (7.69%) MI Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Cognos BI Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.85%) TM1 Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (42.31%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (3.85%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.85%) ETL Development
6 1 (3.85%) UML
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Veritas
3 3 (11.54%) Actuate
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
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