The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
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
% change year-on-year
- +83.75%
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 Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1233 1215 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.74% 49.82% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 536 447
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 34 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognizant across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cognizant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognizant across the Berkshire region.

Cognizant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cognizant
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cognizant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognizant.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Billing

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cognizant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognizant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (100.00%) Transition Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA