The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 17 April 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 England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank 538 517 548
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 19 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.012% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.025% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 6
Average daily rate £425 - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23572 20174 25406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.90% 46.72% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13513 11085 13351
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1038 1111 1254
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cognizant
UK

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cognizant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cognizant Daily Rate Trend in England

Cognizant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognizant across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Cognizant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cognizant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 17 £425 - 15
South East -17 2 £358 - 14
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - - 3
Cognizant
UK

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Validation
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (15.38%) B2B
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Telemarketing
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 4 (15.38%) Business Development
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
4 3 (11.54%) TOWER Software
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) MS Office
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) QA
6 1 (3.85%) QlikView
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
1 1 (3.85%) SMTP
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.85%) QlikView
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) ANTLR
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
4 1 (3.85%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Coordinator
4 1 (3.85%) Online Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Validation Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Network Engineering Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) GWT
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Validation
1 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) B2B
2 4 (15.38%) Telemarketing
2 4 (15.38%) Business Development
3 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.85%) Use Case
5 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.85%) GAMP
1 1 (3.85%) GMP
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) TOWER Software
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
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