The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 138 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% - 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.54% - 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£650 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 - £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £338 £395
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
236 171 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.69% 7.07% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 102 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £463 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.42% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBIT across the East of England region.

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the East of England region.

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 3 £333 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
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England

COBIT
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Database Security
2 3 (50.00%) SABSA
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) VPN

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Database Security
2 3 (50.00%) SABSA
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS