The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognizant
UK
Rank 586 619 606
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 15 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.033% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.077% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 6
Median daily rate £550 £413 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £351 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £698 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 -
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -
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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20236 22175 23848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.32% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 13270 13641
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 965
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognizant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognizant within the UK.

Cognizant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cognizant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cognizant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Cognizant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cognizant
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +13 15 £550 +33.33% 80
London +27 12 £575 -12.38% 60
South East +16 2 £506 +22.72% 6
Westminster - 2 £515 -
West Midlands +5 1 £351 -3.97%
Crawley +2 1 £413 -
Birmingham -5 1 £351 -3.97%
West Sussex -14 1 £413 -
City of London - 1 £430 -
Hampshire - 1 £600 - 1
Havant - 1 £600 -

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Unix
2 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
3 11 (37.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (37.93%) Middleware
3 11 (37.93%) STL
3 11 (37.93%) C++
3 11 (37.93%) Algorithmic Trading
3 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
3 11 (37.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (37.93%) Low Latency
3 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
3 11 (37.93%) Solace
4 9 (31.03%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (31.03%) High Availability
4 9 (31.03%) MiFID
4 9 (31.03%) N-Tier
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Front Office
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Fixed Income
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) Migration
8 4 (13.79%) CRM
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) Windows

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) FileNet
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) IPsec
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Front Office
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) C++ Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Transition Manager
5 3 (10.34%) XML Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Architect
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (6.90%) CISSP Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (37.93%) Middleware
1 11 (37.93%) STL
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
1 11 (37.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (31.03%) N-Tier
3 5 (17.24%) Fixed Income
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Unix
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Android
3 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
2 11 (37.93%) Algorithmic Trading
2 11 (37.93%) Low Latency
2 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
3 9 (31.03%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (31.03%) High Availability
4 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Android Development
6 3 (10.34%) Direct Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) iOS Development
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) C++
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) SANS
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) MiFID
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (3.45%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Solace
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) CA
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Kronos
4 1 (3.45%) Lancope
4 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Vignette
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Cognizant Technology Solutions
Rate: Competitive + Benifits
Posted: 19 days ago