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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 103 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 18 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 0.46% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
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 £346 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.31% -
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
1150 1093 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.70% 43.24% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 531 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £201 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.25 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 +3 13 £400 +14.28% 6
Edinburgh - 3 £400 - 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (73.17%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (53.66%) Finance
3 18 (43.90%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (39.02%) Oracle
4 16 (39.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 15 (36.59%) ETL
6 13 (31.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 12 (29.27%) Cognos Report Studio
8 11 (26.83%) Cognos Transformer
8 11 (26.83%) Kimball Methodology
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (26.83%) SQL
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.95%) Project Management
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.07%) QlikView
12 6 (14.63%) Banking
12 6 (14.63%) Tableau
12 6 (14.63%) Business Objects
13 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
13 5 (12.20%) Migration
13 5 (12.20%) Data Architecture
13 5 (12.20%) Cognos TM1
14 4 (9.76%) Information Management
14 4 (9.76%) Data Management
14 4 (9.76%) Cognos Controller
14 4 (9.76%) Analytics
14 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SPSS
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.20%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (9.76%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (31.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 12 (29.27%) Cognos Report Studio
4 11 (26.83%) Cognos Transformer
4 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (17.07%) QlikView
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (7.32%) OLAP
7 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
7 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.88%) Big Data
8 2 (4.88%) DB2
8 2 (4.88%) DecisionStream
9 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
9 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Cognos Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Cognos BI Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Cognos Programmer
8 1 (2.44%) Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Functional Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Social Media
2 2 (4.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (36.59%) ETL
3 11 (26.83%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (21.95%) Project Management
5 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.20%) Data Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) Information Management
7 4 (9.76%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 4 (9.76%) Data Management
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 2 (4.88%) CRM
9 2 (4.88%) Data Security
9 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.88%) Master Data Management
9 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Business Objects
3 6 (14.63%) Tableau
4 4 (9.76%) SAP
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Teradata
6 2 (4.88%) Sybase
6 2 (4.88%) Informatica
7 1 (2.44%) Baan
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
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