The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - 132 129
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.23% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £406 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.22% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
COBIT
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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
277 244 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.10% 8.65% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 107 123
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +59.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V2
2 3 (42.86%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) CRISC
3 2 (28.57%) CGEIT
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Streaming Video
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISO22301

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Service Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Streaming Video
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V2
2 3 (42.86%) ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) Service Design
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CGEIT
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) ISO22301
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