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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank - 159 -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.071% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £435 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 £467
% change year-on-year
- -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.00
Cognizant
England

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
1529 1679 1508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.48% 39.82% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 891 814
Median daily rate £413 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.98% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 100
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Cognizant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 North West 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 the North West 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