The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 537 492 527
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +35
Contract jobs citing COBIT 77 123 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.71% 2.43% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 53
Median daily rate £450 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £523 £431
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.00
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
4512 5060 4847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 10.11% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2954 3144 3161
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 185 207
Median hourly rate £20.50 £24.23 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% +5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-10.20% +12.35%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 42 £450 -14.28% 16
North West +15 12 £350 -45.09% 6
South East -12 12 £550 +5.76% 5
East Midlands -8 4 £600 +14.28%
East of England +5 2 £463 +8.82% 4
South West +2 2 £405 -22.85% 1
Yorkshire +11 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 £375 -42.30% 1
North East - 1 £375 -
COBIT
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 82 (42.93%) Information Security
2 80 (41.88%) ITIL
3 74 (38.74%) CISSP
4 62 (32.46%) Finance
4 62 (32.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (24.61%) CISM
6 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
7 38 (19.90%) Project Management
8 35 (18.32%) CISA
8 35 (18.32%) PCI DSS
9 34 (17.80%) Risk Management
10 33 (17.28%) Banking
11 32 (16.75%) TOGAF
12 31 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (15.71%) MS Excel
14 29 (15.18%) IT Audit
15 28 (14.66%) SDLC
15 28 (14.66%) Cisco
15 28 (14.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 24 (12.57%) Security Operations
17 22 (11.52%) Vulnerability Management
18 21 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
18 21 (10.99%) Security Cleared
18 21 (10.99%) Firewall
19 20 (10.47%) CMMI
19 20 (10.47%) Service Management
19 20 (10.47%) MS Visio
19 20 (10.47%) Risk Assessment
19 20 (10.47%) Penetration Testing

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.52%) Apache
4 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.47%) MS Visio
3 16 (8.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.71%) MS Office
5 5 (2.62%) MS Project
6 2 (1.05%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.57%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.09%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.57%) PaaS
5 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.99%) Firewall
2 14 (7.33%) Network Security
3 8 (4.19%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.66%) WebEx
5 6 (3.14%) SSH
5 6 (3.14%) VPN
6 5 (2.62%) SMTP
7 4 (2.09%) HTTP
7 4 (2.09%) IMAP
7 4 (2.09%) Internet
7 4 (2.09%) SSL
8 3 (1.57%) BGP
8 3 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.57%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.57%) LAN
8 3 (1.57%) OSPF
8 3 (1.57%) WAN
9 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.57%) Star Schema
2 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.05%) DB2
2 2 (1.05%) MySQL
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Selenium
1 2 (1.05%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 62 (32.46%) Finance
2 33 (17.28%) Banking
3 11 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.62%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.09%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) French Language
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (25.65%) Consultant
2 40 (20.94%) Architect
3 36 (18.85%) Analyst
4 33 (17.28%) Security Consultant
5 18 (9.42%) IT Consultant
6 15 (7.85%) Information Security Consultant
7 14 (7.33%) Security Analyst
8 12 (6.28%) IT Security Consultant
8 12 (6.28%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.24%) Information Analyst
9 10 (5.24%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.71%) Information Security Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) Risk Consultant
10 9 (4.71%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.19%) Auditor
11 8 (4.19%) Governance Consultant
11 8 (4.19%) IT Auditor
11 8 (4.19%) Security Officer
11 8 (4.19%) Security Specialist
11 8 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.28%) Web Services
2 5 (2.62%) SAML
2 5 (2.62%) WAP
3 4 (2.09%) Middleware
4 3 (1.57%) HTML
5 2 (1.05%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.05%) CSS
6 1 (0.52%) .NET
6 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.52%) J2EE
6 1 (0.52%) Java EE
6 1 (0.52%) Node.js
6 1 (0.52%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.52%) REST
6 1 (0.52%) SOAP
6 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.90%) Fixed Income
1 17 (8.90%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.28%) CESG
2 12 (6.28%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.76%) e-Learning
4 10 (5.24%) Equities
5 9 (4.71%) PKI
6 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.66%) CMDB
6 7 (3.66%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.66%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.62%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.09%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.09%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.57%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.57%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.57%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.28%) Linux
1 12 (6.28%) Windows
2 10 (5.24%) Unix
3 4 (2.09%) AIX
3 4 (2.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (42.93%) Information Security
2 80 (41.88%) ITIL
3 38 (19.90%) Project Management
4 34 (17.80%) Risk Management
5 32 (16.75%) TOGAF
6 31 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (15.18%) IT Audit
9 28 (14.66%) SDLC
10 24 (12.57%) Security Operations
11 22 (11.52%) Vulnerability Management
12 21 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (10.47%) CMMI
13 20 (10.47%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (10.47%) Risk Assessment
13 20 (10.47%) Service Management
14 18 (9.42%) ITSM
15 17 (8.90%) Process Improvement
15 17 (8.90%) Security Management
15 17 (8.90%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.09%) SQL
2 3 (1.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.05%) C#
3 2 (1.05%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) C
4 1 (0.52%) C++
4 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (38.74%) CISSP
2 47 (24.61%) CISM
3 35 (18.32%) CISA
4 21 (10.99%) Security Cleared
5 14 (7.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 14 (7.33%) Security+ Certification
6 12 (6.28%) Degree
7 11 (5.76%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.71%) CRISC
9 8 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (4.19%) GSEC
10 7 (3.66%) CISMP
11 6 (3.14%) ISEB
12 5 (2.62%) CEH
13 4 (2.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (2.09%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.09%) GCIA
13 4 (2.09%) GCIH
13 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (32.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (18.32%) PCI DSS
3 28 (14.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (5.24%) ISO27002
5 9 (4.71%) QA
6 7 (3.66%) COSO
7 5 (2.62%) Basel III
8 4 (2.09%) SAS 70
9 3 (1.57%) ISO22301
10 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
10 2 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.05%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (1.05%) JSP 440
10 2 (1.05%) PMBOK
10 2 (1.05%) SEPA
10 2 (1.05%) SLA
11 1 (0.52%) BS25999
11 1 (0.52%) RMADS
11 1 (0.52%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.52%) Val IT
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.05%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.05%) RSA Archer
2 2 (1.05%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.66%) Cisco
3 13 (6.81%) ServiceNow
4 8 (4.19%) Fortinet
5 5 (2.62%) Intel Security
5 5 (2.62%) Qualys
5 5 (2.62%) SAP
5 5 (2.62%) VMware
6 4 (2.09%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.09%) Splunk
6 4 (2.09%) Symantec
7 3 (1.57%) FireEye
7 3 (1.57%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.57%) Misys
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle
7 3 (1.57%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.57%) Sourcefire
7 3 (1.57%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.05%) HP
8 2 (1.05%) IBM
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