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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 177 204 207
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Contract jobs citing COBIT 20 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.42% 2.20% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £456 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £528 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £396 £395
% change year-on-year
+29.33% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £32.50
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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
452 592 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.72% 8.25% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 441 583
Average daily rate £463 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £298 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.97 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £67.50 £50.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 22 (66.67%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) Information Security
3 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Service Management
4 9 (27.27%) CISSP
4 9 (27.27%) Banking
5 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
6 7 (21.21%) Internet
6 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
6 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Change Control
7 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 6 (18.18%) Six Sigma
7 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.15%) CISA
8 5 (15.15%) CISM
8 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
8 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
8 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
9 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (12.12%) Network Security
9 4 (12.12%) International Banking
9 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (12.12%) MS Office
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security
3 3 (9.09%) FWSM
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.12%) International Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Designer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) Ajax
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.03%) JSON
1 1 (3.03%) Django
1 1 (3.03%) HTML5
1 1 (3.03%) REST
1 1 (3.03%) CSS3
1 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Service Management
2 10 (30.30%) Information Security
3 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
5 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 6 (18.18%) Six Sigma
5 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 6 (18.18%) Change Control
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (9.09%) CMMI
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) ERP
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
9 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) PHP
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby
1 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) CISSP
3 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) CISA
4 5 (15.15%) CISM
4 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 3 (9.09%) CCSP
5 3 (9.09%) CCNP
5 3 (9.09%) CCSE
6 2 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) GIAC
7 1 (3.03%) GSEC
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.03%) SSCP
7 1 (3.03%) CIPD
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.03%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Juniper
2 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Remedy
3 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) HP
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