Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 145 188
Rank change year-on-year -41 +43 -31
Contract jobs citing Cognos 8 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 1.09% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 12
Scotland median daily rate £325 £481 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.47% +32.76% -6.45%
10th Percentile £260 £364 £301
90th Percentile £398 £549 £412
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £16.50 £64.00
% change year-on-year +121.21% -74.22% +100.00%

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 1,952 1,553 2,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.81% 43.06% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,167 823 1,287
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £223
90th Percentile £525 £509 £516
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 63
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.24% -32.00% +117.39%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.38 £13.56
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -37 5 £325 -35.00% 1
Glasgow -25 2 - - 2
Highlands - 1 £250 -
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) SAS
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Law
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Teradata
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) QlikView
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) DataStage
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

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
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
2 1 (12.50%) DataStage
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Finance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Database Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) TM1 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) 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%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata