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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 36 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% - 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.86% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £330
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
35 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.80% 4.64% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
Average daily rate £338 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee