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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
86 63 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.76% 7.87% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 18
Average daily rate £438 £306 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £100 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (50.00%) ISMS
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Audit Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Communications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (50.00%) ISMS
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001