The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cognizant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
256 351 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.14% 46.43% 52.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 190 162
Median daily rate £350 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 43 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%