The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
808 716 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.63% 44.06% 41.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 390 290
Median daily rate £400 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £37.00 £29.69
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 Manchester

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cognizant
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Forecasting

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Environment Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Forecasting
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA