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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 112 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 11 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.66% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 8
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £69.07 - £53.50
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
999 1205 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 37.32% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 564 627
Median daily rate £330 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £258 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 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 +14 7 £350 -12.50%
Inverclyde +6 2 - - 1
Glasgow +1 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (45.00%) ETL
1 9 (45.00%) QlikView
2 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Data Management
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) IBM
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Data Governance
4 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 4 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (20.00%) Compliance Management
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture

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 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Connections
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) QlikView
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) QlikView Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Principal Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ETL
2 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (35.00%) Data Management
4 6 (30.00%) Data Governance
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) Compliance Management
6 4 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (10.00%) SOA
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Nintex
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau