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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 514 509 521
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing COBIT 117 98 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.50% 1.99% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 71 43
Median daily rate £550 £500 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £365 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
4687 4924 4559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.39% 9.54% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3011 3262 2805
Median daily rate £425 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 177 186
Median hourly rate £27.60 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +9.31%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -19 48 £575 +15.00% 20
South East 0 25 £525 +10.52% 5
North West +1 13 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +9 7 £444 -19.31% 1
Midlands - 7 £600 -
East of England +24 5 £500 -
South West +10 5 £600 +33.33% 4
West Midlands -27 3 £450 -14.28% 1
COBIT
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 146 (58.40%) ITIL
2 102 (40.80%) Information Security
3 101 (40.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 86 (34.40%) CISSP
5 85 (34.00%) Finance
6 65 (26.00%) TOGAF
7 54 (21.60%) CISM
8 53 (21.20%) Project Management
9 50 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (20.00%) PCI DSS
10 41 (16.40%) PRINCE2
11 38 (15.20%) CISA
12 37 (14.80%) Windows
13 36 (14.40%) Vulnerability Management
14 35 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
15 29 (11.60%) ITIL V3
15 29 (11.60%) Management Information System
15 29 (11.60%) Banking
15 29 (11.60%) Degree
16 28 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (11.20%) Risk Management
17 26 (10.40%) IT Audit
18 25 (10.00%) Data Centre
18 25 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
18 25 (10.00%) Service Management
19 24 (9.60%) Microsoft
20 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (8.80%) Security Operations
21 22 (8.80%) Change Management
22 21 (8.40%) Firewall

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 5 (2.00%) Apache
1 5 (2.00%) CMS
2 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.20%) JBoss
3 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.20%) MS Project
2 6 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.80%) MS Office
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.80%) SaaS
2 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.40%) Firewall
2 18 (7.20%) Network Security
3 12 (4.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (4.00%) Internet
4 10 (4.00%) Intranet
5 7 (2.80%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.40%) HTTP
6 6 (2.40%) SMTP
7 4 (1.60%) SSH
7 4 (1.60%) SSL
7 4 (1.60%) VPN
8 3 (1.20%) Converged Networks
8 3 (1.20%) SAN
9 2 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.80%) DNS
9 2 (0.80%) LAN
9 2 (0.80%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.80%) WAN
10 1 (0.40%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.60%) Relational Database
1 4 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.20%) DB2
2 3 (1.20%) MySQL
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (0.80%) Big Data
3 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.80%) Hudson
3 2 (0.80%) Selenium
3 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 85 (34.00%) Finance
2 29 (11.60%) Banking
3 13 (5.20%) Retail
4 8 (3.20%) Legal
5 6 (2.40%) Publishing
6 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.80%) Electronics
7 2 (0.80%) French Language
7 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 64 (25.60%) Architect
2 58 (23.20%) Consultant
3 37 (14.80%) Analyst
4 36 (14.40%) Security Consultant
5 27 (10.80%) Security Architect
6 21 (8.40%) Information Security Consultant
6 21 (8.40%) Security Analyst
7 17 (6.80%) Project Manager
8 16 (6.40%) Information Analyst
8 16 (6.40%) Information Security Analyst
9 14 (5.60%) Security Manager
9 14 (5.60%) Service Architect
10 12 (4.80%) IT Manager
10 12 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (4.00%) CISSP Architect
12 10 (4.00%) Management Consultant
13 9 (3.60%) IT Consultant
14 8 (3.20%) Head of Information Systems
14 8 (3.20%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.80%) XML
2 6 (2.40%) AngularJS
2 6 (2.40%) Middleware
3 5 (2.00%) SAML
3 5 (2.00%) WAP
4 4 (1.60%) .NET
4 4 (1.60%) HTML
5 3 (1.20%) CSS
5 3 (1.20%) Java EE
6 2 (0.80%) REST
6 2 (0.80%) SOAP
6 2 (0.80%) Web Services
7 1 (0.40%) J2EE
7 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.60%) Management Information System
2 25 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.80%) PKI
5 12 (4.80%) CESG
5 12 (4.80%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.80%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.80%) FMCG
7 6 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.40%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.00%) User Experience
9 4 (1.60%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.20%) BYOD
10 3 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
10 3 (1.20%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.80%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.80%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.80%) Windows
2 20 (8.00%) Unix
3 10 (4.00%) Linux
4 8 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.80%) AIX
6 5 (2.00%) Solaris
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (58.40%) ITIL
2 102 (40.80%) Information Security
3 65 (26.00%) TOGAF
4 53 (21.20%) Project Management
5 50 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (16.40%) PRINCE2
7 36 (14.40%) Vulnerability Management
8 35 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (11.60%) ITIL V3
10 28 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (11.20%) Risk Management
11 26 (10.40%) IT Audit
12 25 (10.00%) Service Management
12 25 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
13 22 (8.80%) Change Management
13 22 (8.80%) Security Operations
14 21 (8.40%) IT Governance
14 21 (8.40%) SIEM
15 20 (8.00%) SDLC
16 19 (7.60%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.60%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.00%) Java
2 5 (2.00%) SQL
3 2 (0.80%) C#
4 1 (0.40%) C++
4 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (34.40%) CISSP
2 54 (21.60%) CISM
3 38 (15.20%) CISA
4 29 (11.60%) Degree
5 17 (6.80%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.80%) CompTIA Security+
6 12 (4.80%) Security+ Certification
7 11 (4.40%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.00%) CRISC
9 8 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (2.80%) CGEIT
10 7 (2.80%) CLAS
11 6 (2.40%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (2.40%) ISSAP
12 4 (1.60%) GCIA
12 4 (1.60%) GCIH
13 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.80%) CEH
14 2 (0.80%) CITP
14 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (40.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 19 (7.60%) COSO
3 19 (7.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (2.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (2.40%) JSP 440
5 6 (2.40%) QA
6 5 (2.00%) ISO27005
7 4 (1.60%) SAS 70
8 3 (1.20%) BS25999
8 3 (1.20%) SLA
8 3 (1.20%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.80%) GxP
9 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.80%) MiFID
9 2 (0.80%) SEPA
10 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.40%) Val IT
System Software
1 21 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.80%) Docker
3 7 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.80%) vSphere
4 5 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.60%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.40%) Snort
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (4.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.80%) Puppet
2 7 (2.80%) Salt
2 7 (2.80%) SCCM
3 6 (2.40%) RSA Archer
4 4 (1.60%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.20%) SCOM
5 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.80%) Nessus
6 2 (0.80%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 15 (6.00%) Splunk
4 14 (5.60%) Intel Security
5 13 (5.20%) VMware
6 12 (4.80%) Symantec
7 11 (4.40%) Qualys
8 9 (3.60%) Oracle
9 8 (3.20%) Cisco
10 6 (2.40%) Citrix
10 6 (2.40%) IBM
10 6 (2.40%) SAP
11 5 (2.00%) HP
12 4 (1.60%) BMC
12 4 (1.60%) FrontRange
12 4 (1.60%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (1.20%) Remedy
13 3 (1.20%) Wyse
14 2 (0.80%) Progress
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