The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 490 520 491
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Contract jobs citing COBIT 112 71 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.44% 1.60% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 49
Average daily rate £500 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £245 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
COBIT
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4597 4434 3978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.45% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2896 2750 2337
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 165 150
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +31.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.98 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £47.70 £43.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in England

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in England

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in England

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in England

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +16 45 £500 +5.26% 27
East of England +23 21 £425 +88.88% 5
South East +8 21 £535 +29.69% 6
North West -13 11 £688 - 4
South West +2 7 £550 +37.50% 9
West Midlands -8 4 £825 -
Yorkshire -11 4 £385 - 1
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 123 (55.66%) ITIL
2 89 (40.27%) Information Security
3 85 (38.46%) Finance
4 73 (33.03%) CISSP
5 66 (29.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 49 (22.17%) CISA
7 44 (19.91%) PCI DSS
8 43 (19.46%) CISM
9 42 (19.00%) TOGAF
10 41 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (14.48%) Risk Management
12 29 (13.12%) Retail
13 26 (11.76%) Project Management
14 25 (11.31%) Banking
14 25 (11.31%) Security Management
15 24 (10.86%) Oracle
15 24 (10.86%) E-Commerce
15 24 (10.86%) COSO
16 22 (9.95%) PRINCE2
16 22 (9.95%) Management Information System
16 22 (9.95%) Legal
17 21 (9.50%) Firewall
17 21 (9.50%) Service Management
17 21 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (9.50%) Data Centre
18 20 (9.05%) Security Operations
18 20 (9.05%) CRISC
18 20 (9.05%) SOA
19 19 (8.60%) CMMI
19 19 (8.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.71%) JBoss
1 6 (2.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.43%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.52%) MS Project
3 6 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Relativity
1 6 (2.71%) Symantec eDiscovery
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) PaaS
2 4 (1.81%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.50%) Firewall
2 18 (8.14%) Network Security
3 11 (4.98%) VPN
4 6 (2.71%) Converged Networks
4 6 (2.71%) HTTP
4 6 (2.71%) SAN
5 5 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.26%) SSH
5 5 (2.26%) SSL
6 4 (1.81%) Internet
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.90%) LAN
8 2 (0.90%) NAS
8 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.90%) WAN
9 1 (0.45%) DHCP
9 1 (0.45%) DNS
9 1 (0.45%) VoIP
9 1 (0.45%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.17%) DB2
4 7 (3.17%) MySQL
5 6 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.81%) DataStage
6 4 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.81%) WebFOCUS
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.90%) QlikView
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.45%) GIS
9 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) JIRA
1 2 (0.90%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.45%) AppScan
2 1 (0.45%) Burp Suite
General
1 85 (38.46%) Finance
2 29 (13.12%) Retail
3 25 (11.31%) Banking
4 22 (9.95%) Legal
5 13 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (21.27%) Architect
2 41 (18.55%) Analyst
3 38 (17.19%) Consultant
4 26 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (10.86%) Risk Consultant
6 15 (6.79%) Process Analyst
7 14 (6.33%) IT Analyst
7 14 (6.33%) Security Analyst
8 13 (5.88%) Information Analyst
8 13 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 13 (5.88%) Security Consultant
9 12 (5.43%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (4.98%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.52%) Incident Analyst
12 9 (4.07%) Security Manager
13 8 (3.62%) Information Security Officer
13 8 (3.62%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.62%) IT Manager
13 8 (3.62%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.33%) Middleware
2 7 (3.17%) J2EE
3 4 (1.81%) .NET
4 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.90%) Velocity
4 2 (0.90%) Web Services
5 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.45%) Ajax
5 1 (0.45%) REST
5 1 (0.45%) RESTful
5 1 (0.45%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.45%) SAML
5 1 (0.45%) SOAP
5 1 (0.45%) WCF
5 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.95%) Management Information System
2 21 (9.50%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (3.17%) CESG
5 7 (3.17%) PKI
6 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.71%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.71%) Web 2.0
7 5 (2.26%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.26%) FMCG
8 4 (1.81%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.90%) iPad
10 2 (0.90%) Life Science
10 2 (0.90%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.79%) Windows
2 13 (5.88%) Linux
3 11 (4.98%) AIX
4 7 (3.17%) Unix
4 7 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.26%) Solaris
6 3 (1.36%) zOS
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (55.66%) ITIL
2 89 (40.27%) Information Security
3 42 (19.00%) TOGAF
4 41 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (14.48%) Risk Management
6 26 (11.76%) Project Management
7 25 (11.31%) Security Management
8 24 (10.86%) E-Commerce
9 22 (9.95%) PRINCE2
10 21 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (9.50%) Service Management
11 20 (9.05%) Security Operations
11 20 (9.05%) SOA
12 19 (8.60%) CMMI
13 17 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (7.24%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (6.79%) ITIL V3
15 15 (6.79%) ITSM
15 15 (6.79%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.43%) Java
1 12 (5.43%) SQL
2 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.45%) C#
3 1 (0.45%) C++
3 1 (0.45%) Perl
3 1 (0.45%) PHP
3 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (33.03%) CISSP
2 49 (22.17%) CISA
3 43 (19.46%) CISM
4 20 (9.05%) CRISC
5 18 (8.14%) Degree
6 12 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.07%) SANS
8 7 (3.17%) CCNA
8 7 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.71%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.71%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.26%) GCIA
10 5 (2.26%) GCIH
11 4 (1.81%) CCNP
11 4 (1.81%) CEH
11 4 (1.81%) ISEB
12 3 (1.36%) CGEIT
12 3 (1.36%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (29.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (19.91%) PCI DSS
3 24 (10.86%) COSO
4 19 (8.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (5.88%) QA
6 10 (4.52%) ISO27002
7 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (2.26%) SAS 70
7 5 (2.26%) SSAE 16
8 4 (1.81%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (1.81%) Val IT
9 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.90%) GxP
10 2 (0.90%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.90%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) EnCase
1 6 (2.71%) FTK
2 5 (2.26%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.90%) SCCM
3 2 (0.90%) SCOM
3 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.45%) Nessus
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (10.86%) Oracle
2 17 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.33%) Cisco
4 12 (5.43%) IBM
5 8 (3.62%) HP
5 8 (3.62%) VMware
6 7 (3.17%) Citrix
7 6 (2.71%) dtSearch
7 6 (2.71%) Nuix
7 6 (2.71%) Recommind
7 6 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.26%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.26%) SAP
9 4 (1.81%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.81%) Juniper
9 4 (1.81%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.81%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.81%) Teradata
10 2 (0.90%) F5
10 2 (0.90%) FrontRange
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