Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 130 130
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 -43
Contract jobs citing Cognos 9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.98% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £313 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +19.05% -32.26%
10th Percentile £460 £266 £220
90th Percentile £650 £364 £325
Scotland median daily rate £500 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 794 1126 906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 35.20% 40.06% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 564 441
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £416 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +15.63% -4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £213
90th Percentile £550 £534 £488
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% -15.67% +54.76%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.45 £12.04
90th Percentile £45.69 £49.13 £43.38
Scotland median hourly rate £28.75 £36.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -21.77% +129.69% -11.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 July 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) Tableau
4 4 (44.44%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (44.44%) ERP
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) VBA
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) SAS
7 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (11.11%) MySQL
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) SAP
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (11.11%) MS Access

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (11.11%) Looker
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Business Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Tableau Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos BI Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Alteryx
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP