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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 497 500 467
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -33
Contract jobs citing COBIT 83 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.09% 1.64% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 58
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£500 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+26.78% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
3978 3544 3590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.63% 7.45% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2507 2201 2126
Average daily rate £400 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 116 199
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 21 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

COBIT Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 November 2014. 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 +21 51 £500 +8.10% 21
South East -16 15 £438 +25.00% 3
East of England - 6 £650 - 1
South West - 5 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -7 3 £335 +48.88% 1
North West -10 3 £500 +23.53% 2
West Midlands - - - - 6
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 93 (56.36%) ITIL
2 66 (40.00%) Information Security
3 57 (34.55%) Finance
4 50 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (25.45%) CISSP
6 39 (23.64%) TOGAF
7 38 (23.03%) Data Protection
8 37 (22.42%) Service Management
9 35 (21.21%) CISM
10 34 (20.61%) Risk Management
11 33 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (18.79%) CISA
13 30 (18.18%) Project Management
14 26 (15.76%) Banking
15 25 (15.15%) Six Sigma
15 25 (15.15%) PRINCE2
16 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
16 24 (14.55%) Information Assurance
17 23 (13.94%) Risk Analysis
17 23 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (13.33%) Management Information System
19 21 (12.73%) Risk Assessment
20 20 (12.12%) Data Protection Act
20 20 (12.12%) CMMI
20 20 (12.12%) Security Architecture
21 19 (11.52%) PCI DSS
21 19 (11.52%) Degree
21 19 (11.52%) Enterprise Architecture
22 18 (10.91%) Service Delivery
23 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 10 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.21%) IIS
3 2 (1.21%) Apache
3 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) CICS
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) SaaS
2 4 (2.42%) PaaS
2 4 (2.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) Firewall
2 12 (7.27%) Network Security
3 8 (4.85%) Internet
4 7 (4.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.82%) VPN
6 2 (1.21%) SSL
6 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.21%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (1.21%) SSH
6 2 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.21%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.61%) FWSM
7 1 (0.61%) TACACS
7 1 (0.61%) VLAN
7 1 (0.61%) SAN
7 1 (0.61%) DNS
7 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.61%) LAN
7 1 (0.61%) WLAN
7 1 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.06%) MySQL
2 8 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.85%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.85%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.61%) DB2
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) JIRA
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.61%) GCC
2 1 (0.61%) Toad
2 1 (0.61%) RequisitePro
General
1 57 (34.55%) Finance
2 26 (15.76%) Banking
3 11 (6.67%) Retail
4 10 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (4.24%) Law
6 5 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.82%) International Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Legal
8 2 (1.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (23.64%) Consultant
2 29 (17.58%) Analyst
3 25 (15.15%) Architect
4 24 (14.55%) Security Consultant
5 17 (10.30%) Designer
6 12 (7.27%) Enterprise Architect
7 10 (6.06%) Security Architect
7 10 (6.06%) Risk Analyst
7 10 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) IT Consultant
8 9 (5.45%) Information Security Consultant
8 9 (5.45%) Head of Architecture
9 7 (4.24%) IT Security Consultant
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Management Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 6 (3.64%) IT Architect
11 5 (3.03%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.45%) CSS
2 8 (4.85%) HTML
2 8 (4.85%) Ajax
2 8 (4.85%) JSON
2 8 (4.85%) HTML5
2 8 (4.85%) REST
2 8 (4.85%) CSS3
3 3 (1.82%) Play Framework
3 3 (1.82%) Django
3 3 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.21%) .NET
4 2 (1.21%) XML
4 2 (1.21%) Spring
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.61%) J2EE
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 20 (12.12%) Data Protection Act
3 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.03%) PMI
6 4 (2.42%) Informatics
7 3 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.21%) Statistics
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.61%) SCADA
9 1 (0.61%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.27%) Windows
2 11 (6.67%) Linux
3 6 (3.64%) UNIX
4 2 (1.21%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (56.36%) ITIL
2 66 (40.00%) Information Security
3 39 (23.64%) TOGAF
4 38 (23.03%) Data Protection
5 37 (22.42%) Service Management
6 34 (20.61%) Risk Management
7 33 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (18.18%) Project Management
9 25 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 25 (15.15%) Six Sigma
10 24 (14.55%) Information Assurance
11 23 (13.94%) Risk Analysis
11 23 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (12.73%) Risk Assessment
13 20 (12.12%) CMMI
13 20 (12.12%) Security Architecture
14 19 (11.52%) Enterprise Architecture
15 18 (10.91%) Service Delivery
16 13 (7.88%) Security Management
17 11 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.03%) Java
2 4 (2.42%) SQL
3 3 (1.82%) C
3 3 (1.82%) Ruby
3 3 (1.82%) Scala
4 2 (1.21%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.61%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) REXX
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (25.45%) CISSP
2 35 (21.21%) CISM
3 31 (18.79%) CISA
4 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.52%) Degree
6 15 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.85%) GIAC
8 7 (4.24%) CRISC
8 7 (4.24%) PMI Certification
9 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.42%) ISEB
10 4 (2.42%) MCP
10 4 (2.42%) CCNP
10 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.42%) CCSE
10 4 (2.42%) CEH
11 3 (1.82%) ISSAP
11 3 (1.82%) CGEIT
11 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (11.52%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.82%) BS15000
6 2 (1.21%) COSO
6 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.61%) QA
7 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.61%) SLA
7 1 (0.61%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.21%) Nmap
2 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Nessus
2 1 (0.61%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.61%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 11 (6.67%) Oracle
1 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.24%) Cisco
3 6 (3.64%) IBM
4 5 (3.03%) SAP
5 4 (2.42%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.42%) HP
6 3 (1.82%) Primavera
6 3 (1.82%) VMware
7 2 (1.21%) Capita
7 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.21%) Citrix
7 2 (1.21%) Juniper
8 1 (0.61%) BMC
8 1 (0.61%) CA
8 1 (0.61%) Lotus
8 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.61%) Remedy
8 1 (0.61%) LANDesk
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago