The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the East of England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 141 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.034% - 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% - 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£500 - £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £500
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
254 173 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.68% 7.24% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 92 99
Average daily rate £355 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 26
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.76 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -2.77%
COBIT
England

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
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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) GIAC
6 2 (20.00%) GSEC
6 2 (20.00%) SSCP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) CISSP
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Management Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Head of Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) GIAC
1 2 (20.00%) GSEC
1 2 (20.00%) SSCP
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001