Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cognos
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 96 127
Rank change year-on-year -36 +31 -12
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.97% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £416 £375 £358
90th Percentile £512 £425 £425
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 954 724 1,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.96% 40.58% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 411 497
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £395 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +12.86% -3.45% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £19.68 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.92% -22.00% +58.53%
10th Percentile £12.82 £14.35 £12.03
90th Percentile £35.75 £52.17 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +7.80%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Edinburgh

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Edinburgh

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VBA
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Sybase
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) Tableau
6 1 (11.11%) Big Data
6 1 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tableau Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) C
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Alteryx
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau