The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 69 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.32% 0.14% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.85% 1.47% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £675 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £595 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
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
78 68 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.38% 9.20% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 48
Average daily rate £500 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.92 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% +0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £15.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £18.00 £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 3 £675 -
COBIT
North West

COBIT
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (66.67%) Val IT
2 2 (66.67%) eTOM
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Process Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (66.67%) eTOM
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Val IT