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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 520 536 512
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing COBIT 103 97 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.20% 1.92% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 76
Median daily rate £475 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £513
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
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
4692 5064 4977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.54% 9.60% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3062 3162 3133
Median daily rate £435 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 216 220
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +11 58 £463 -19.56% 15
South East +2 16 £588 +23.68% 8
East of England +20 7 £500 +8.10% 2
North West +16 6 £493 -27.03% 4
South West +18 4 £500 +53.84%
West Midlands -32 4 £438 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £488 - 1
Midlands - 2 £750 -
East Midlands -11 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £375 -
COBIT
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 128 (52.24%) ITIL
2 102 (41.63%) Information Security
3 95 (38.78%) CISSP
4 91 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 81 (33.06%) Finance
6 69 (28.16%) CISM
7 58 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (23.27%) PCI DSS
9 49 (20.00%) TOGAF
10 47 (19.18%) Project Management
11 45 (18.37%) CISA
12 44 (17.96%) Risk Management
13 36 (14.69%) Cybersecurity
14 35 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
14 35 (14.29%) IT Audit
15 34 (13.88%) PRINCE2
16 33 (13.47%) Microsoft
17 31 (12.65%) Windows
17 31 (12.65%) Management Information System
17 31 (12.65%) Banking
18 30 (12.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 28 (11.43%) SIEM
20 27 (11.02%) Degree
21 26 (10.61%) ITIL V3
21 26 (10.61%) Security Operations
22 25 (10.20%) Data Centre
22 25 (10.20%) Cisco
23 24 (9.80%) Security Cleared
23 24 (9.80%) Network Security
24 23 (9.39%) ServiceNow

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 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.04%) Apache
3 4 (1.63%) CMS
4 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.82%) JBoss
5 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.31%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.86%) MS Office
3 7 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.45%) MS Project
5 2 (0.82%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) HFM
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.63%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (1.22%) PaaS
3 3 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.80%) Network Security
2 20 (8.16%) Firewall
3 8 (3.27%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.86%) HTTP
4 7 (2.86%) SSH
4 7 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.86%) VPN
5 6 (2.45%) Internet
5 6 (2.45%) SMTP
5 6 (2.45%) SSL
6 5 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.63%) Intranet
8 3 (1.22%) BGP
8 3 (1.22%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.22%) LAN
8 3 (1.22%) OSPF
8 3 (1.22%) WAN
9 2 (0.82%) SAN
9 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.22%) DB2
2 3 (1.22%) MySQL
2 3 (1.22%) Star Schema
3 2 (0.82%) Big Data
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.82%) Hudson
2 2 (0.82%) Selenium
2 2 (0.82%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.41%) Maven
General
1 81 (33.06%) Finance
2 31 (12.65%) Banking
3 13 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.67%) Retail
5 6 (2.45%) Publishing
6 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Electronics
7 2 (0.82%) French Language
7 2 (0.82%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (24.49%) Architect
2 56 (22.86%) Consultant
3 46 (18.78%) Analyst
4 36 (14.69%) Security Consultant
5 19 (7.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 19 (7.76%) Security Architect
6 18 (7.35%) Security Analyst
7 14 (5.71%) Service Architect
8 11 (4.49%) Information Analyst
8 11 (4.49%) Security Manager
9 10 (4.08%) Information Security Analyst
9 10 (4.08%) IT Analyst
9 10 (4.08%) IT Consultant
9 10 (4.08%) IT Manager
9 10 (4.08%) Risk Consultant
9 10 (4.08%) Security Officer
10 9 (3.67%) Governance Consultant
10 9 (3.67%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.67%) Security Specialist
10 9 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.86%) Middleware
2 6 (2.45%) Web Services
2 6 (2.45%) XML
3 5 (2.04%) AngularJS
3 5 (2.04%) SAML
3 5 (2.04%) WAP
4 4 (1.63%) HTML
5 3 (1.22%) CSS
6 2 (0.82%) REST
6 2 (0.82%) SOAP
7 1 (0.41%) .NET
7 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.41%) J2EE
7 1 (0.41%) Node.js
7 1 (0.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.65%) Management Information System
2 25 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 20 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.76%) PKI
5 13 (5.31%) CESG
6 12 (4.90%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.27%) CMDB
7 8 (3.27%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.63%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.63%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.63%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.63%) User Experience
11 3 (1.22%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.65%) Windows
2 22 (8.98%) Unix
3 15 (6.12%) Linux
4 8 (3.27%) AIX
5 6 (2.45%) Solaris
6 5 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (52.24%) ITIL
2 102 (41.63%) Information Security
3 58 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 47 (19.18%) Project Management
6 44 (17.96%) Risk Management
7 36 (14.69%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (14.29%) IT Audit
8 35 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
9 34 (13.88%) PRINCE2
10 28 (11.43%) SIEM
11 26 (10.61%) ITIL V3
11 26 (10.61%) Security Operations
12 23 (9.39%) Service Management
13 22 (8.98%) SDLC
14 21 (8.57%) ITSM
15 20 (8.16%) Service Design
16 19 (7.76%) Change Management
16 19 (7.76%) Risk Assessment
16 19 (7.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.27%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.04%) SQL
3 4 (1.63%) Java
4 2 (0.82%) C#
5 1 (0.41%) C++
5 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (38.78%) CISSP
2 69 (28.16%) CISM
3 45 (18.37%) CISA
4 27 (11.02%) Degree
5 24 (9.80%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.12%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (6.12%) CRISC
6 15 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.12%) Security+ Certification
7 9 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.27%) GSEC
8 8 (3.27%) ISEB
9 7 (2.86%) CGEIT
10 6 (2.45%) GCIA
10 6 (2.45%) GCIH
11 5 (2.04%) CCNA
11 5 (2.04%) CEH
11 5 (2.04%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.63%) CCSP
12 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (23.27%) PCI DSS
3 30 (12.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (5.71%) COSO
4 14 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (2.86%) QA
6 6 (2.45%) SAS 70
7 5 (2.04%) Basel III
7 5 (2.04%) ISO27005
8 3 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (1.22%) ISO22301
8 3 (1.22%) ISO27002
8 3 (1.22%) JSP 440
8 3 (1.22%) SLA
8 3 (1.22%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.82%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.82%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.82%) SEPA
10 1 (0.41%) RMADS
10 1 (0.41%) Val IT
System Software
1 19 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.63%) vSphere
5 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.82%) Docker
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.41%) Snort
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.45%) RSA Archer
3 4 (1.63%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (1.63%) SCCM
4 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.82%) Puppet
4 2 (0.82%) Salt
4 2 (0.82%) SCOM
4 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.20%) Cisco
3 23 (9.39%) ServiceNow
4 16 (6.53%) Intel Security
5 15 (6.12%) Splunk
6 13 (5.31%) VMware
7 12 (4.90%) Symantec
8 11 (4.49%) Qualys
9 8 (3.27%) Fortinet
10 5 (2.04%) Citrix
10 5 (2.04%) HP
11 4 (1.63%) NetWitness
11 4 (1.63%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.63%) SAP
12 3 (1.22%) BMC
12 3 (1.22%) FireEye
12 3 (1.22%) IBM
12 3 (1.22%) Oracle
12 3 (1.22%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.22%) Remedy
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