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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 85 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.41% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.94% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
72 102 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.02% 10.37% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 37
Median daily rate £400 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 4 £375 -
COBIT
North West

COBIT
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Val IT
5 2 (25.00%) eTOM
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management

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 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Process Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) eTOM
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (25.00%) Val IT