The first table below looks at the demand for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 194 206 201
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing COBIT 11 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.27% 2.45% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £500
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
484 613 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.21% 8.63% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 456 502
Average daily rate £484 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £61.40 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
COBIT
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COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) Service Management
3 9 (34.62%) Service Delivery
4 8 (30.77%) Banking
5 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
5 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
6 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma
6 6 (23.08%) CISSP
6 6 (23.08%) ITSM
6 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) CMMI
7 5 (19.23%) C
7 5 (19.23%) Remedy
7 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) Change Control
8 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security
8 4 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (15.38%) Derivative
8 4 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (15.38%) International Banking
8 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 4 (15.38%) BMC
8 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
9 3 (11.54%) Information Security
9 3 (11.54%) CCSE
9 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
1 3 (11.54%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 4 (15.38%) International Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Service Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Commercial Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Derivative
2 4 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) Service Management
3 9 (34.62%) Service Delivery
4 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
4 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
5 6 (23.08%) ITSM
5 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma
6 5 (19.23%) Change Control
6 5 (19.23%) CMMI
7 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security
7 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Information Security
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
9 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 2 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) CISSP
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.54%) CCSP
5 3 (11.54%) CCNP
5 3 (11.54%) CCSE
6 2 (7.69%) CISM
6 2 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) CRISC
7 1 (3.85%) CIPD
7 1 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) CITP
7 1 (3.85%) GIAC
7 1 (3.85%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.85%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Remedy
2 4 (15.38%) BMC
3 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) HP