The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.31% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £280 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £401 £467
% change year-on-year
- -14.07%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1234 1167 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.12% 45.53% 48.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 575 590
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £200 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 56 110
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.83 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -3.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cognizant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cognizant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cognizant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) BPR
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Agile Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Transformation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Transformation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) BPR
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP