The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank - 133 -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.036% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.082% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £467 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.82% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1504 1226 1466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.26% 43.79% 47.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 593 696
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 100 91
Average hourly rate £15.20 £23.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.31% +10.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.07 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognizant across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cognizant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognizant across the North West region.

Cognizant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cognizant
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) GCP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Clinical Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Clinical Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GCP