The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognizant
England / South East
Rank 239 244 252
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.11% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.23% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £600 £413 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -11.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £413 £467
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3576 3962 4462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.98% 47.44% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2062 2207 2336
Median daily rate £410 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 219 217
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.70 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Cognizant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cognizant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cognizant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cognizant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 1 £600 -
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Contingency Planning

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365 Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Office Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM