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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
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UK excluding London average daily rate £467 £295 -
% change year-on-year
+58.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
165 118 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 49.25% 56.19% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 65 27
Average daily rate £350 £245 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.50 £8.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £27.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%