The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £368 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £431 £200
% change year-on-year
- +115.62%
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 Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
360 362 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.94% 44.09% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 163 165
Average daily rate £400 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £214 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 32
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cognizant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cognizant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire