Period
to 22 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 22 January 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 349 376
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27 -1
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.006% 0.007% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.014% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
South East median daily rate £525 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45% -14.24%
10th Percentile £513 £600 £385
90th Percentile £538 £600 £419
England median daily rate £525 £650 £413
% change year-on-year -19.23% +57.58% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,780 7,380 8,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.45% 48.81% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,544 4,260 4,876
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.98% +4.60%
10th Percentile £234 £238 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 372 449
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.43 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.43% -20.86% +21.84%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.45
90th Percentile £42.50 £44.43 £51.70
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.66% -3.47% +9.09%

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cognizant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant in the South East

Cognizant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognizant in the South East

Cognizant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 1 £525 -
Thames Valley - 1 £525 -
Cognizant
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR

Cognizant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR