The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank 619 612 581
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.031% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £413 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cognizant
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21876 22796 21539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.43% 44.82% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13690 13686 12382
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 1021 950
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cognizant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 4 £413 - 24
London -3 1 - - 10
North West - 1 - - 6
Cognizant
UK

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 13 (68.42%) AIX
1 13 (68.42%) Unix
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
4 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) Informatica
4 7 (36.84%) DataStage
4 7 (36.84%) Netezza
5 6 (31.58%) Service Management
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (26.32%) Veritas
6 5 (26.32%) NFS
6 5 (26.32%) Solaris
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
7 4 (21.05%) SLA
7 4 (21.05%) CMDB
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 1 (5.26%) Project Management
10 1 (5.26%) Mainframe

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) DataStage
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DBA
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle DBA
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Production DBA
1 7 (36.84%) Production DBA
1 7 (36.84%) SQL DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
1 1 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) AIX
1 13 (68.42%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) VMS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Collateral Management
5 1 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) NFS
1 5 (26.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IBM
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Informatica
2 7 (36.84%) Netezza
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) Veritas
4 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Cadence
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) VMware