The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £200 £363
% change year-on-year
+83.75% -44.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cognizant
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
245 202 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 49.90% 43.72% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 67 135
Average daily rate £383 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 29
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.59% -13.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Cognizant
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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
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Job
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East of England