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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
London / City of London
Rank 154 141 187
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +46
Contract jobs citing COBIT 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.30% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% 2.74% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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
301 329 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.35% 10.97% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 228 346
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.50 £31.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% +85.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £41.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +70.40%

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
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 17 January 2017, 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 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 10 (47.62%) CISSP
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
4 7 (33.33%) SIEM
4 7 (33.33%) Network Security
4 7 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 7 (33.33%) CISA
4 7 (33.33%) CISM
5 6 (28.57%) ITSM
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) CMDB
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) ServiceNow
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (23.81%) Data Privacy
6 5 (23.81%) IT Audit
6 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (23.81%) ISMS
6 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
6 5 (23.81%) GSEC
6 5 (23.81%) Information Security Management
6 5 (23.81%) Security Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) 802.11
5 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) SSH
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Project Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) CMDB
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.52%) e-Learning
3 2 (9.52%) Equities
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (33.33%) SIEM
4 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 6 (28.57%) ITSM
5 5 (23.81%) Data Privacy
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security Management
5 5 (23.81%) ISMS
5 5 (23.81%) IT Audit
5 5 (23.81%) Security Management
5 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (14.29%) Database Security
6 3 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) CISA
2 7 (33.33%) CISM
3 5 (23.81%) GSEC
4 2 (9.52%) CRISC
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) MCSD
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (9.52%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
3 3 (14.29%) WorldPay
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) VMware