The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £69.07 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+225.03% -5.55%
Cognos
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders region.

Vendors Category
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 18.18% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%