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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognizant
England / West Midlands
Rank 121 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.19% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £351 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% -
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 in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1053 1252 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.36% 47.97% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 642 573
Median daily rate £400 £411 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 33 107
Median hourly rate £16.99 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £23.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham -1 1 £351 -3.97%
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft