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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 507 472 485
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Contract jobs citing COBIT 72 90 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.82% 2.28% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 42
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £323 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £258
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +84.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
COBIT
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3954 3953 3245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.81% 8.07% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2433 2442 1973
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 172 116
Average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +36.58%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
London -12 42 £500 - 20
South East -10 14 £464 -2.31% 1
East of England +3 4 £463 -15.90% 3
North West -23 4 £475 +52.00%
South West +13 3 £412 -25.18% 2
West Midlands -15 2 £300 -38.46% 1
East Midlands -13 1 - -
North East - 1 £400 -
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 99 (69.72%) ITIL
2 48 (33.80%) Information Security
3 44 (30.99%) Finance
4 39 (27.46%) Service Management
4 39 (27.46%) Degree
5 34 (23.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (23.94%) CISSP
6 32 (22.54%) Project Management
7 31 (21.83%) TOGAF
7 31 (21.83%) Risk Management
8 29 (20.42%) Management Information System
9 26 (18.31%) CISM
10 21 (14.79%) Banking
10 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
10 21 (14.79%) Windows
11 20 (14.08%) Cyber Security
12 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
12 19 (13.38%) Security Architecture
12 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
13 18 (12.68%) CISA
14 16 (11.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 16 (11.27%) MS Visio
14 16 (11.27%) PRINCE2
14 16 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
14 16 (11.27%) PCI DSS
14 16 (11.27%) ITIL V2
14 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (10.56%) Change Management
15 15 (10.56%) Enterprise Architecture

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.11%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.27%) MS Visio
3 13 (9.15%) MS Office
4 8 (5.63%) MS Project
4 8 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) SaaS
2 4 (2.82%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) GitHub
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.15%) LAN
1 13 (9.15%) WAN
2 11 (7.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (7.04%) Firewall
4 9 (6.34%) VPN
5 5 (3.52%) HTTP
6 4 (2.82%) SSL
6 4 (2.82%) SSH
7 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.41%) Wireless
7 2 (1.41%) Intranet
7 2 (1.41%) Internet
7 2 (1.41%) Extranet
7 2 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.70%) Network Security
8 1 (0.70%) NAS
8 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.70%) DHCP
8 1 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.41%) OLTP
3 2 (1.41%) QlikView
3 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.70%) DB2
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (30.99%) Finance
2 21 (14.79%) Banking
3 13 (9.15%) Retail
4 10 (7.04%) Law
5 9 (6.34%) Legal
6 8 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (4.93%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.93%) Telecoms
8 5 (3.52%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.82%) Retail Banking
10 3 (2.11%) German Language
11 1 (0.70%) International Banking
11 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (23.94%) Architect
2 30 (21.13%) Analyst
3 17 (11.97%) Consultant
4 15 (10.56%) Security Analyst
4 15 (10.56%) Security Architect
5 13 (9.15%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (5.63%) Security Consultant
7 7 (4.93%) Risk Manager
7 7 (4.93%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Incident Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.23%) Information Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Security Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Project Coordinator
8 6 (4.23%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.52%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) Middleware
2 5 (3.52%) Java EE
3 4 (2.82%) Web Services
4 3 (2.11%) SOAP
4 3 (2.11%) .NET
4 3 (2.11%) WSDL
5 2 (1.41%) REST
5 2 (1.41%) JSON
5 2 (1.41%) J2EE
5 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.41%) JSP
5 2 (1.41%) XSD
6 1 (0.70%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.42%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.34%) PKI
5 8 (5.63%) CESG
6 6 (4.23%) FMCG
7 4 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.82%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.82%) PMI
8 3 (2.11%) CMDB
9 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.41%) Informatics
10 1 (0.70%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.79%) Windows
2 8 (5.63%) Linux
3 6 (4.23%) AIX
3 6 (4.23%) UNIX
3 6 (4.23%) Solaris
4 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.52%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) HPUX
5 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (69.72%) ITIL
2 48 (33.80%) Information Security
3 39 (27.46%) Service Management
4 32 (22.54%) Project Management
5 31 (21.83%) Risk Management
5 31 (21.83%) TOGAF
6 20 (14.08%) Cyber Security
7 19 (13.38%) Security Architecture
8 16 (11.27%) ITIL V2
8 16 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (11.27%) PRINCE2
9 15 (10.56%) Change Management
9 15 (10.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (9.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (9.15%) ITSM
10 13 (9.15%) Service Delivery
11 12 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (8.45%) Data Protection
12 10 (7.04%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.93%) SQL
2 6 (4.23%) Java
3 2 (1.41%) C#
3 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.70%) VB
4 1 (0.70%) REXX
4 1 (0.70%) Uniface
4 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (27.46%) Degree
2 34 (23.94%) CISSP
3 26 (18.31%) CISM
4 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
5 18 (12.68%) CISA
6 14 (9.86%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.93%) CEH
7 7 (4.93%) PMI Certification
8 6 (4.23%) SSCP
8 6 (4.23%) ISSAP
8 6 (4.23%) GCIH
9 4 (2.82%) CRISC
9 4 (2.82%) ISACA
9 4 (2.82%) GPEN
9 4 (2.82%) GIAC
9 4 (2.82%) GCIA
9 4 (2.82%) GSEC
9 4 (2.82%) MCP
10 3 (2.11%) PMP
10 3 (2.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (23.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (11.27%) PCI DSS
2 16 (11.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (4.93%) COSO
4 6 (4.23%) QA
5 5 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (2.82%) BS15000
6 4 (2.82%) GAMP
7 2 (1.41%) GMP
7 2 (1.41%) ISO 9000
7 2 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (1.41%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.41%) SLA
8 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.70%) RACF
3 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.70%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) SCOM
2 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.45%) SAP
3 10 (7.04%) Oracle
3 10 (7.04%) Citrix
4 9 (6.34%) Cisco
5 7 (4.93%) McAfee
6 6 (4.23%) IBM
6 6 (4.23%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (2.11%) VMware
7 3 (2.11%) HP
8 2 (1.41%) F5
8 2 (1.41%) Splunk
8 2 (1.41%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.41%) Nokia
8 2 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.70%) webMethods
9 1 (0.70%) Symantec
9 1 (0.70%) Remedy
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.70%) Perforce
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