The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 30 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.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 130 123
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.038% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.76% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +19.37% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £69.07 -

Cognos Business Intelligence is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 95 131 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 5.33% 5.01% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 91 60
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Cognos Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in Scotland

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in Scotland

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) HFM
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Development

Cognos Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (50.00%) HFM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle