The first table below looks at the demand for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 22 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.65% 0.56% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £258 £550
% change year-on-year
+69.90% -53.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.54% 11.48% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 9
Average daily rate £500 £550 £536
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £198 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £700 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
COBIT
London

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

COBIT
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Strategy Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcing Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001