The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £378 - -
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
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
580 422 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.67% 29.16% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 209 183
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £27.30 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cognizant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cognizant
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cognizant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Business Development
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Development
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle