The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 148 190 196
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +6
Contract jobs citing COBIT 9 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.89% 2.23% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Median daily rate £425 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £443 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £630 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+26.18% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COBIT
London

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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
311 493 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.02% 8.95% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 367 468
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the City of London region.

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 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 City of London region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 6 (35.29%) CISSP
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) CRISC
5 4 (23.53%) CISA
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
6 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) COSO
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) IT Audit
7 2 (11.76%) RSA Archer
7 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.76%) CGEIT
7 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
7 2 (11.76%) ISO27005
7 2 (11.76%) Publishing
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.76%) BMC

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SMTP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Publishing
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Security Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Audit Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Governance Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Governance Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Governance Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Risk Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Quality Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) BBC
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) IT Audit
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
3 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) CRISC
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) CGEIT
4 2 (11.76%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) GCIA
5 1 (5.88%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) SANS
5 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) COSO
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.76%) ISO27005
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) RSA Archer
2 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) BMC
2 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.88%) Qualys
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
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