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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 188 212 188
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing COBIT 15 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.33% 3.10% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £453 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+23.21% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
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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
450 581 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.67% 8.22% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 450 428
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £44.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.36% +96.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £22.55 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £52.82 £43.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Information Security
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
5 7 (25.93%) CISSP
5 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.93%) Banking
6 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Service Management
6 6 (22.22%) CISA
7 5 (18.52%) CISM
7 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Internet
7 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (18.52%) Change Control
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma
9 3 (11.11%) ERP
9 3 (11.11%) MS Office
9 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) FWSM
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Supplier Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Security
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) CSS3
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) Django
1 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (18.52%) Change Control
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 3 (11.11%) ERP
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
7 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) CISA
3 5 (18.52%) CISM
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) GSEC
5 2 (7.41%) CEH
5 2 (7.41%) MCP
5 2 (7.41%) SSCP
5 2 (7.41%) GIAC
5 2 (7.41%) GPEN
6 1 (3.70%) CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CGEIT
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Remedy
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Juniper
2 1 (3.70%) BMC
2 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
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