Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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 > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 381 399
Rank change year-on-year +25 +18 -34
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.019% 0.027% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.055% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £406 £406 £263
90th Percentile £419 £419 £288
England median daily rate £613 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +48.48% +0.61% -0.61%
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 7819 9075 9255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.70% 48.77% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4305 5389 5034
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 411 477
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.83% +9.34%
10th Percentile £9.50 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.25 £42.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.72% -0.14% +2.94%

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 25 July 2017. 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
West Sussex +14 1 £413 -
Thames Valley +7 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Cognizant
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) FileNet
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Vignette
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) FileNet
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Production DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Vignette