The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 - £431
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cognizant
UK

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

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 63.97% 52.94% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 28
Median daily rate £210 £200 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -36.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £175 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%