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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 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
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
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
795 228 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 64.16% 34.44% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 114 107
Median daily rate £280 £293 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% -11.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 25 13
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.86 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.09% -44.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.06 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.90 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%