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 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 127 123 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.40% 0.98% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
215 205 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.54% 7.38% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 114 95
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £204 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £21.55 £21.50 £11.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% +84.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.29 £14.70 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £28.30 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 1 - -
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V2
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) MOF
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (22.22%) PMP
5 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) BS15000
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Informatics
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) MSF
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Design Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Informatics
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V2
4 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) MOF
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) MSF
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) BS15000
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy