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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 120 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Cognos 14 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.79% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 1.81% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.60%
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
1188 1216 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.69% 43.51% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 610 482
Average daily rate £358 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.34 £38.40 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 11 £363 -4.60% 2
Inverclyde - 3 £400 -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (70.37%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (59.26%) ETL
3 15 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle
5 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 10 (37.04%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
9 7 (25.93%) QlikView
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 6 (22.22%) IBM
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (18.52%) Veritas
12 4 (14.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 4 (14.81%) Cognos Report Studio
12 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
12 4 (14.81%) Linux
12 4 (14.81%) Migration
13 3 (11.11%) Informatica
13 3 (11.11%) BODI
13 3 (11.11%) Data Mart
13 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (11.11%) UML
13 3 (11.11%) UNIX
13 3 (11.11%) ClearCase
13 3 (11.11%) DataStage
13 3 (11.11%) Toad

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (3.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.41%) Maximo
2 2 (7.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos Controller
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (25.93%) QlikView
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (14.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (14.81%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (11.11%) DataStage
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (11.11%) Data Mart
6 3 (11.11%) BODI
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) Star Schema
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (7.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Cognos Event Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 3 (11.11%) Toad
2 2 (7.41%) ERwin
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Report Writer
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) MI Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) DBA
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Cognos BI Developer
7 1 (3.70%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ETL
2 15 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Use Case
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.41%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Control-M
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) Veritas
4 3 (11.11%) Informatica
5 2 (7.41%) Trillium
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Perforce
6 1 (3.70%) Actuate
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
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Cathcart Associates
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