The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank 149 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £275 £358
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1358 1155 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.45% 38.04% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 612 477
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 26
Average hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -45.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.10 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.05 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cognizant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £378 - 1
Cognizant
UK

Cognizant
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (60.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) COBIT
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Business Development
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Privacy
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) People Management
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle