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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 117 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Cognos 17 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.50% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 1.41% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £420 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +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
1106 1136 1127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.69% 35.50% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 519 542
Median daily rate £340 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 28
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.70 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 July 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 +3 9 £325 +23.80%
Inverclyde +10 4 £400 -
Glasgow 0 3 £300 -29.41% 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle
4 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) IBM
6 7 (23.33%) ETL
6 7 (23.33%) Cognos Controller
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (23.33%) QlikView
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 5 (16.67%) Data Management
9 4 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
9 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
9 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 4 (13.33%) MS Office
9 4 (13.33%) .NET
10 3 (10.00%) Change Management
10 3 (10.00%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) SAP
10 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.00%) Hyperion

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 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Connections
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.33%) HFM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) QlikView
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) QlikView Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 4 (13.33%) Support Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Ajax
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Data Management
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) IT Audit
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ACCA
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CIMA
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Hyperion
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Nintex
6 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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