Period
to 18 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 August 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 153 173
Rank change year-on-year -52 +20 -4
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 1.27% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 14
Scotland median daily rate £375 £475 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +31.94% -10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £364 £283
90th Percentile £556 £549 £410
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £34.28 £20.50
% change year-on-year +9.39% +67.22% -7.09%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,195 1,737 2,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.72% 39.88% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,232 942 1,250
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £231
90th Percentile £530 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 57 86
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -23.61% +125.00%
10th Percentile £10.54 £11.32 £11.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.79 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.19% -2.14% -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Scotland

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Scotland

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in Scotland

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Scotland

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -29 6 £325 -35.00% 1
Glasgow -29 2 £600 +50.00% 2
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 5 (62.50%) SAS
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Tableau
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Law
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (12.50%) Terraform
5 1 (12.50%) GDPR
5 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) HBase
5 1 (12.50%) Hortonworks
5 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) IaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Sqoop

Cognos
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) HBase
2 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Finance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Database Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Analytics Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Marketing Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ambari
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (12.50%) Oozie
1 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 1 (12.50%) Hortonworks
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft