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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 154 182 187
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Contract jobs citing COBIT 17 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.11% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.82% 1.12% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 13
Median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £440 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £720 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
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
353 445 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.34% 9.45% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 324 387
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £314 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 24 (72.73%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) CISSP
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 12 (36.36%) Banking
4 11 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (30.30%) Information Security
5 10 (30.30%) Firewall
5 10 (30.30%) IT Audit
6 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
7 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco
7 8 (24.24%) CRISC
8 7 (21.21%) SIEM
8 7 (21.21%) Security Operations
8 7 (21.21%) CISA
8 7 (21.21%) CISM
8 7 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (21.21%) Network Security
8 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
9 6 (18.18%) CGEIT
9 6 (18.18%) IT Governance
9 6 (18.18%) CMDB
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.18%) ITSM
9 6 (18.18%) Publishing
9 6 (18.18%) RSA Archer
9 6 (18.18%) ServiceNow
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco ISE

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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) Network Security
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) 802.11
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) SMTP
5 1 (3.03%) SSH
5 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) IT Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Governance Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) IT Governance Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) IT Risk Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Risk Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Audit Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) CISSP Manager
5 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.12%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Security Officer
7 2 (6.06%) Governance Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) CMDB
3 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) BBC
5 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) IT Audit
3 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
5 7 (21.21%) Security Operations
5 7 (21.21%) SIEM
6 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 6 (18.18%) IT Governance
6 6 (18.18%) ITSM
7 5 (15.15%) Data Privacy
7 5 (15.15%) Information Security Management
7 5 (15.15%) ISMS
7 5 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Security Management
8 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.06%) Service Management
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) CISSP
2 8 (24.24%) CRISC
3 7 (21.21%) CISA
3 7 (21.21%) CISM
4 6 (18.18%) CGEIT
4 6 (18.18%) Degree
5 5 (15.15%) GSEC
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) CEH
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) GCIA
6 1 (3.03%) GCIH
6 1 (3.03%) ISEB
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCSD
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
2 7 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (12.12%) COSO
3 4 (12.12%) ISO27005
4 2 (6.06%) Basel III
5 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Snort
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) RSA Archer
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 5 (15.15%) Fortinet
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) WorldPay
6 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Qualys
6 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) VMware