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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 113 116 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing COBIT 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.31% 3.63% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
COBIT
South East

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
242 248 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.01% 9.96% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 144 105
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.67% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £21.55 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £38.28 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +10 2 - -
Slough - 1 - -
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Service Management
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) eTOM
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) Public Cloud
3 5 (50.00%) Service Design
3 5 (50.00%) ITSM
4 4 (40.00%) CISM
4 4 (40.00%) CCSP
4 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) CESG
4 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) ISO22301
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Star Schema
5 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Star Schema
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Service Design Architect
2 2 (20.00%) SOX Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SOX Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (40.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) eTOM
2 6 (60.00%) Service Management
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITSM
3 5 (50.00%) Service Design
4 4 (40.00%) Time Management
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
7 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (10.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 4 (40.00%) CCSP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) CISM
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) ISO22301
3 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP