The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank 62 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£368 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £200 £375
% change year-on-year
+83.75% -46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
365 380 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.10% 51.08% 56.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 137 226
Average daily rate £310 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.65 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £44.90 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Cognizant
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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

Cognizant
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) GCP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Clinical Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Clinical Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GCP
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