The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
COBIT
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.36% 13.42% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 11
Average daily rate £300 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £502 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CMMI
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
3 1 (25.00%) WAAS
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VPLS
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAAS
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Author
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Documentation Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Documentation Author
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Process Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Author
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Aruba
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk
1 1 (25.00%) VMware