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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 46 61
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 1.57% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.40% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -8.82% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £69.07 £40.00
% change year-on-year -76.11% +72.67%  

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 230 265 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 45.73% 46.33% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 142 192
Median daily rate £370 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.37% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Glasgow

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ETL Development
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects

Cognos
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy