The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cognizant
Tyne and Wear

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

Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
268 160 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.24% 48.19% 61.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 106 107
Average daily rate £415 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 18
Average hourly rate £22.85 £13.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.25% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%