The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cognizant
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 440 418
Rank change year-on-year +37 -22  
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.042% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Median daily rate £775 £588 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.91% -2.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £275
% change year-on-year +7.14% +40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cognizant is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8499 9572 9933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.49% 41.32% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5726 6467 6417
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 128 215
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +6.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.60 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Cognizant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant in London

Cognizant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognizant in London

Cognizant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognizant in London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognizant in London

Cognizant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Westminster - 1 £600 -
Cognizant
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 London region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (43.48%) Middleware
2 10 (43.48%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) STL
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
2 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
2 10 (43.48%) Algorithmic Trading
2 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
2 10 (43.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (43.48%) Low Latency
2 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
2 10 (43.48%) Solace
3 8 (34.78%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (34.78%) MiFID
4 7 (30.43%) Fixed Income
5 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
5 5 (21.74%) High Availability
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Front Office
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
7 3 (13.04%) Adobe
7 3 (13.04%) CSS
7 3 (13.04%) Windows

Cognizant
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) IPsec
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Front Office
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C++ Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) XML Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) AWS Architect
5 2 (8.70%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Transition Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Product Owner
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (43.48%) Middleware
1 10 (43.48%) STL
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
1 10 (43.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (30.43%) Fixed Income
3 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Algorithmic Trading
1 10 (43.48%) Low Latency
1 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
1 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
2 8 (34.78%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (21.74%) High Availability
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Android Development
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Direct Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
5 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
1 2 (8.70%) SANS
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) MiFID
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (4.35%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Solace
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Lancope
3 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
London
Cognizant
Rate: Unspecified Competitive + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago