The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 27 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 68 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Cognos 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.30% 0.42% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.85% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £523 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.16% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £20.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -21.65% -24.77%  

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 Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 253 353 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.22% 49.65% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 189 158
Median daily rate £395 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +145.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Cognos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Glasgow

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Glasgow

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) ERD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) Conceptual Models
1 2 (100.00%) Data Strategy

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Conceptual Models
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Data Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) ERD
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft