The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognizant
England / London
Rank 392 418 394
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 12 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.019% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.046% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Median daily rate £575 £656 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £467 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £725 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 -
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8336 8655 9390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.85% 40.91% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5599 5688 6141
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 148 180
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cognizant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cognizant Daily Rate Trend in London

Cognizant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognizant across the London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Cognizant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cognizant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Westminster - 2 £515 -
City of London - 1 £430 -
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (44.00%) Middleware
2 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
2 11 (44.00%) C++
2 11 (44.00%) STL
2 11 (44.00%) Unix
2 11 (44.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 11 (44.00%) Multithreading
2 11 (44.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (44.00%) Low Latency
2 11 (44.00%) Solace
2 11 (44.00%) Algorithms
3 9 (36.00%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (36.00%) High Availability
3 9 (36.00%) MiFID
3 9 (36.00%) N-Tier
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Front Office
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Fixed Income
6 4 (16.00%) Matrix Management
7 3 (12.00%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (12.00%) Marketing
7 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (12.00%) Android
7 3 (12.00%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (12.00%) Android Development

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) IPsec
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (28.00%) Front Office
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Games
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Transition Manager
4 3 (12.00%) XML Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Architect
5 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (8.00%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (44.00%) Middleware
1 11 (44.00%) STL
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Algorithms
1 11 (44.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (36.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Unix
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Android
3 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 11 (44.00%) Low Latency
1 11 (44.00%) Multithreading
1 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (36.00%) Electronic Trading
2 9 (36.00%) High Availability
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (12.00%) Android Development
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Direct Marketing
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) CISSP
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) SANS
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) MiFID
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (4.00%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Solace
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Kronos
3 1 (4.00%) Lancope
3 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto