The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £200 £363
% change year-on-year
+83.75% -44.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Vendors Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 44.12% 52.29% 52.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 33
Average daily rate £300 £350 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +94.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £226 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%