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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - £368
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1488 1065 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.43% 44.67% 49.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 571 537
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 76 86
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.85 £34.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) NFS
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (80.00%) CMDB
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) HP

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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) NFS
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
2 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP