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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank 433 426 423
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.034% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.078% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £315 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% -3.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - £368
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cognizant
England

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
9248 10297 10498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.78% 43.73% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6268 6824 6594
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 248 225
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.17 £34.50
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 London region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Cadence
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) API Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) Collateral Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Validation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Collateral Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cadence
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
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