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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 495 491 492
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing COBIT 94 86 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.22% 2.11% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 39
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£475 £488 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £396
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4237 4083 3634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.97% 8.11% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2654 2507 2179
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 186 148
Average hourly rate £21.15 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.60 £37.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +28 55 £500 +5.26% 17
South East -7 24 £450 -7.69% 6
West Midlands +10 12 £450 -5.26% 1
South West -11 2 £450 - 4
East Midlands -7 1 - - 1
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 119 (73.91%) ITIL
2 73 (45.34%) Finance
3 72 (44.72%) Information Security
4 50 (31.06%) CISSP
5 42 (26.09%) Degree
6 40 (24.84%) Risk Management
6 40 (24.84%) CISM
7 39 (24.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 36 (22.36%) PCI DSS
9 35 (21.74%) CISA
10 32 (19.88%) Management Information System
11 31 (19.25%) Project Management
12 29 (18.01%) Risk Assessment
13 28 (17.39%) Service Management
13 28 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (16.77%) TOGAF
15 25 (15.53%) PRINCE2
15 25 (15.53%) Banking
15 25 (15.53%) Data Centre
16 23 (14.29%) MS Visio
17 22 (13.66%) MS Excel
17 22 (13.66%) CRISC
18 21 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (12.42%) Security Management
19 20 (12.42%) Information Security Management
19 20 (12.42%) Security Architecture
19 20 (12.42%) Cyber Security
20 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
21 18 (11.18%) Legal
21 18 (11.18%) COSO

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.73%) Apache
2 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.48%) JBoss
3 3 (1.86%) IIS
4 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 23 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 22 (13.66%) MS Excel
3 14 (8.70%) MS Office
4 13 (8.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (6.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Magento
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.62%) HFM
2 1 (0.62%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) SaaS
2 3 (1.86%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.07%) Network Security
2 11 (6.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (6.21%) Firewall
4 8 (4.97%) LAN
4 8 (4.97%) WAN
5 6 (3.73%) VPN
6 4 (2.48%) SSL
6 4 (2.48%) HTTP
6 4 (2.48%) Internet
6 4 (2.48%) SSH
7 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.86%) OSPF
7 3 (1.86%) BGP
7 3 (1.86%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.86%) LDAP
8 2 (1.24%) Intranet
8 2 (1.24%) SAN
8 2 (1.24%) Extranet
8 2 (1.24%) Wireless
8 2 (1.24%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.59%) QlikView
2 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.73%) MySQL
4 5 (3.11%) Big Data
5 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.86%) DB2
7 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.86%) NetBeans
2 2 (1.24%) Subversion
2 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.24%) PHPUnit
General
1 73 (45.34%) Finance
2 25 (15.53%) Banking
3 18 (11.18%) Legal
4 14 (8.70%) Retail
4 14 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.21%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.73%) Law
8 4 (2.48%) German Language
9 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.62%) French Language
Job Titles
1 36 (22.36%) Consultant
2 27 (16.77%) Analyst
3 26 (16.15%) Architect
4 23 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 16 (9.94%) Information Security Consultant
6 15 (9.32%) Security Analyst
7 12 (7.45%) Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.45%) Security Architect
8 7 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
9 6 (3.73%) Security Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.73%) Incident Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Risk Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Transition Manager
9 6 (3.73%) IT Consultant
9 6 (3.73%) Coordinator
9 6 (3.73%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.73%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (3.11%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.11%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) Middleware
2 6 (3.73%) Java EE
3 3 (1.86%) REST
3 3 (1.86%) SailPoint
3 3 (1.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (1.86%) JSF
3 3 (1.86%) .NET
3 3 (1.86%) SOAP
4 2 (1.24%) HTML
4 2 (1.24%) CSS
4 2 (1.24%) LAMP
4 2 (1.24%) Zend Framework
4 2 (1.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.88%) Management Information System
2 28 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (15.53%) Data Centre
4 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.83%) PKI
5 8 (4.97%) Cryptography
6 7 (4.35%) CESG
7 4 (2.48%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.24%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.24%) PMI
8 2 (1.24%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.62%) Informatics
9 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.70%) Windows
1 14 (8.70%) Linux
2 8 (4.97%) UNIX
2 8 (4.97%) AIX
3 4 (2.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (73.91%) ITIL
2 72 (44.72%) Information Security
3 40 (24.84%) Risk Management
4 31 (19.25%) Project Management
5 29 (18.01%) Risk Assessment
6 28 (17.39%) Service Management
7 27 (16.77%) TOGAF
8 25 (15.53%) PRINCE2
9 21 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (12.42%) Security Management
10 20 (12.42%) Information Security Management
10 20 (12.42%) Security Architecture
10 20 (12.42%) Cyber Security
11 17 (10.56%) Change Management
11 17 (10.56%) Data Protection
12 16 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (9.32%) Service Delivery
14 14 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (8.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (8.07%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.21%) Java
2 4 (2.48%) SQL
3 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.24%) PHP
3 2 (1.24%) Scala
4 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (31.06%) CISSP
2 42 (26.09%) Degree
3 40 (24.84%) CISM
4 35 (21.74%) CISA
5 22 (13.66%) CRISC
6 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.73%) GCIH
8 6 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.11%) CCNA
10 4 (2.48%) GCIA
10 4 (2.48%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.86%) GSEC
11 3 (1.86%) CEH
11 3 (1.86%) ISSAP
11 3 (1.86%) CCNP
11 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.86%) PMP
12 2 (1.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (24.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (22.36%) PCI DSS
3 18 (11.18%) COSO
4 12 (7.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (4.35%) QA
6 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.62%) SLA
7 1 (0.62%) Basel II
7 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.48%) SCCM
1 4 (2.48%) SCOM
2 3 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.83%) Citrix
3 10 (6.21%) Oracle
4 9 (5.59%) IBM
5 8 (4.97%) Cisco
6 7 (4.35%) McAfee
7 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.48%) HP
8 3 (1.86%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.86%) Splunk
8 3 (1.86%) FireEye
9 2 (1.24%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.24%) Zend
9 2 (1.24%) VMware
9 2 (1.24%) SAP
9 2 (1.24%) webMethods
9 2 (1.24%) Symantec
9 2 (1.24%) Remedy
10 1 (0.62%) Websense
10 1 (0.62%) Apple
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