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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 138 120 99
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Contract jobs citing Cognos 10 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.50% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 1.41% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 15
Median daily rate £300 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +32.92%
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
1417 1065 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 47.90% 35.32% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 500 503
Median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 37 27
Median hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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
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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh -8 5 £300 +23.07% 2
Glasgow +1 3 £300 -33.33% 1
Inverclyde +7 2 £400 - 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) IBM
4 7 (29.17%) Cognos Controller
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (20.83%) QlikView
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
7 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) SAP
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) Hyperion
8 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
8 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (12.50%) Data Management
8 3 (12.50%) IT Audit
9 2 (8.33%) ETL Development
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

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 (4.17%) IBM Connections
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Cognos Controller
2 3 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (4.17%) HFM
4 1 (4.17%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (20.83%) QlikView
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 4 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Cognos Support
6 1 (4.17%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Principal Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) JSP
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) IT Audit
6 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) ETL Development
6 2 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ACCA
3 1 (4.17%) CIMA
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Nintex
5 1 (4.17%) Tableau
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