The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 16 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 London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank 402 377 403
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 14 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.009% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.020% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Average daily rate £488 - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11024 10158 12136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 46.21% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7174 6441 7336
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 251 306
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.10 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognizant across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the London region over the 3 months to 16 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
City of London -7 4 £538 - 4
Uxbridge - - - -
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Telemarketing
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Business Development
2 4 (23.53%) B2B
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) SMTP
5 1 (5.88%) FTP
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) MS Project
5 1 (5.88%) MS Office
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) RUP
5 1 (5.88%) Swing
5 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) SMTP
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ANTLR
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Online Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Swing
2 1 (5.88%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Telemarketing
1 4 (23.53%) Business Development
1 4 (23.53%) B2B
1 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) RUP
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software
2 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
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