Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 167 157
Rank change year-on-year -31 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing Cognos 6 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 1.22% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 6
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £433 £243 £300
90th Percentile £598 £485 £544
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £57.50 £64.50
% change year-on-year -17.39% -10.85% +196.55%

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 2,001 1,878 1,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.71% 37.37% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,037 1,044 1,087
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -0.14%
10th Percentile £213 £202 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 65 64
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +45.45% +13.75%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.19 £9.56
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.30 £44.63
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Glasgow -23 3 £600 +54.84% 3
Edinburgh -14 2 £450 -2.70%
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Sqoop
4 1 (16.67%) Ambari
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Oozie
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) HDFS
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre

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 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) HBase
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 1 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Sqoop
2 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Marketing Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ambari
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (16.67%) Oozie
1 1 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 1 (16.67%) Hortonworks