The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £275 £358
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cognizant
Northern Ireland

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

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
43 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 47.25% 56.73% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 14
Median daily rate £525 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £121 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%