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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 115 130
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Contract jobs citing COBIT 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.78% 1.36% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £295 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -28.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £151 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £439 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
238 369 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.95% 14.92% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 204 160
Median daily rate £425 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 3
Median hourly rate £27.00 £45.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £16.09 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +20 5 £400 -15.78% 3
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Service Management
3 9 (69.23%) ITSM
4 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (53.85%) CISM
5 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (53.85%) CISSP
5 7 (53.85%) Public Cloud
6 6 (46.15%) CESG
6 6 (46.15%) eTOM
6 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (38.46%) Time Management
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) CCSP
7 5 (38.46%) Service Design
7 5 (38.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (30.77%) ISO22301
8 4 (30.77%) Project Management
8 4 (30.77%) PMP
8 4 (30.77%) Star Schema
8 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
8 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) MSF
9 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (23.08%) Operations Management
9 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification

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 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Star Schema
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Specialist
1 6 (46.15%) Security Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Management Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Expert
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Service Design Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Public Cloud
2 6 (46.15%) CESG
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (7.69%) Tandem
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Service Management
3 9 (69.23%) ITSM
4 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (46.15%) eTOM
6 5 (38.46%) Service Design
6 5 (38.46%) Time Management
7 4 (30.77%) MSF
7 4 (30.77%) Project Management
7 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
8 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
8 3 (23.08%) Operations Management
9 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (15.38%) Information Security
9 2 (15.38%) Migration
9 2 (15.38%) MOF
9 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISM
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 5 (38.46%) CCSP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) PMP
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
5 2 (15.38%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) CEH
6 1 (7.69%) CITP
6 1 (7.69%) SANS
6 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (30.77%) ISO22301
2 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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