The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
COBIT
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
77 133 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.64% 11.68% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 110 44
Median daily rate £438 £483 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% +13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £343 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £637 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.33 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.04% +0.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

COBIT
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Degree

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley