The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 114 122
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.14% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £510 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
185 255 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.59% 10.49% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 132 130
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 0
Median hourly rate £20.95 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.48 £42.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-46.48% +80.64%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBIT across the Berkshire region.

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Berkshire region.

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing COBIT 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 6 (66.67%) eTOM
3 5 (55.56%) Service Design
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) ITSM
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) CESG
4 4 (44.44%) Time Management
4 4 (44.44%) CCSP
4 4 (44.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (33.33%) ISO22301
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Star Schema
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (22.22%) Internal Audit
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Star Schema
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Design Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SOX Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SOX Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 4 (44.44%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) eTOM
3 5 (55.56%) ITSM
3 5 (55.56%) Service Design
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
4 4 (44.44%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (22.22%) Internal Audit
6 2 (22.22%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (11.11%) Information Security
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (44.44%) CCSP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) ISO22301
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley