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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 113 82 116
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +34
Contract jobs citing Cognos 12 47 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 1.79% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 4.47% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 1
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£401 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -16.36%
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 1052 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.95% 40.02% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 484 509
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £29.17 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.14% +108.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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 -9 6 £426 +0.11%
Stirling - 4 - -
Edinburgh -32 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (34.78%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) ETL
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
6 5 (21.74%) Cognos Report Studio
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (17.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (17.39%) Analytics
7 4 (17.39%) QlikView
8 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Cognos Query Studio
8 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
8 3 (13.04%) C#
8 3 (13.04%) Actuate
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (8.70%) SAS
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.70%) Maximo
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (4.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 5 (21.74%) Cognos Report Studio
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 4 (17.39%) QlikView
4 3 (13.04%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (8.70%) OLAP
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
6 1 (4.35%) DB2
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.35%) DecisionStream
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Report Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Cognos BI Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) JSP
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Struts
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.35%) JSF
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss Seam
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE 5
1 1 (4.35%) RichFaces
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (30.43%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Earned Value Management
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Management
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Actuate
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
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