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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 481 533 516
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -17
Contract jobs citing COBIT 132 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.90% 1.79% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 59 43
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £402 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +37.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COBIT
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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
4557 4700 4643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.29% 9.22% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2940 3075 2903
Median daily rate £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 170 192
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.41 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

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 1 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 1 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 -4 54 £575 +15.00% 13
South East +22 35 £525 +10.52% 7
North West +9 18 £375 -21.05%
Midlands - 8 £575 -
Yorkshire +6 6 £400 -27.27% 9
South West +3 4 £600 +33.33% 2
West Midlands -23 3 £550 +37.50% 1
COBIT
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 155 (59.39%) ITIL
2 103 (39.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (38.70%) Information Security
4 91 (34.87%) CISSP
5 90 (34.48%) Finance
6 70 (26.82%) TOGAF
7 57 (21.84%) CISM
8 56 (21.46%) Project Management
9 52 (19.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (18.77%) PCI DSS
11 44 (16.86%) CISA
12 41 (15.71%) PRINCE2
13 39 (14.94%) Cybersecurity
14 37 (14.18%) Windows
15 35 (13.41%) Vulnerability Management
16 31 (11.88%) Degree
17 29 (11.11%) ITIL V3
18 28 (10.73%) IT Audit
18 28 (10.73%) Management Information System
19 27 (10.34%) Banking
19 27 (10.34%) Service Management
20 26 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (9.58%) Zachman Framework
21 25 (9.58%) Security Operations
21 25 (9.58%) Data Centre
22 24 (9.20%) Risk Management
22 24 (9.20%) Microsoft
23 23 (8.81%) IT Governance
23 23 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
24 22 (8.43%) 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 7 (2.68%) CMS
2 5 (1.92%) Apache
3 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.53%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.15%) JBoss
4 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.07%) MS Project
2 7 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.15%) MS Office
5 2 (0.77%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Relativity
1 6 (2.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.68%) SaaS
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.43%) Firewall
2 19 (7.28%) Network Security
3 12 (4.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (4.21%) Internet
5 10 (3.83%) Intranet
6 8 (3.07%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.30%) HTTP
7 6 (2.30%) SMTP
8 5 (1.92%) VPN
9 4 (1.53%) SSH
9 4 (1.53%) SSL
10 3 (1.15%) Converged Networks
10 3 (1.15%) SAN
11 2 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.77%) DNS
11 2 (0.77%) LAN
11 2 (0.77%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.77%) WAN
12 1 (0.38%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.53%) DB2
2 4 (1.53%) MySQL
2 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.77%) Big Data
4 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.68%) Hudson
1 7 (2.68%) Jenkins
General
1 90 (34.48%) Finance
2 27 (10.34%) Banking
3 14 (5.36%) Legal
3 14 (5.36%) Retail
4 6 (2.30%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.30%) Publishing
5 4 (1.53%) Marketing
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) French Language
6 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 70 (26.82%) Architect
2 57 (21.84%) Consultant
3 37 (14.18%) Analyst
4 34 (13.03%) Security Consultant
5 28 (10.73%) Security Architect
6 21 (8.05%) Information Security Consultant
6 21 (8.05%) Security Analyst
7 17 (6.51%) Project Manager
8 16 (6.13%) Information Analyst
8 16 (6.13%) Information Security Analyst
9 15 (5.75%) Security Manager
9 15 (5.75%) Service Architect
9 15 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.60%) IT Manager
11 10 (3.83%) CISSP Architect
11 10 (3.83%) IT Analyst
11 10 (3.83%) IT Consultant
11 10 (3.83%) Management Consultant
12 8 (3.07%) Head of Information Systems
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.68%) XML
2 6 (2.30%) Middleware
3 5 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.92%) SAML
3 5 (1.92%) WAP
4 3 (1.15%) .NET
4 3 (1.15%) Java EE
5 2 (0.77%) CSS
5 2 (0.77%) HTML
5 2 (0.77%) J2EE
5 2 (0.77%) REST
5 2 (0.77%) SOAP
5 2 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.73%) Management Information System
2 25 (9.58%) Data Centre
3 23 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.51%) PKI
5 12 (4.60%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.21%) CESG
7 8 (3.07%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (2.68%) FMCG
9 6 (2.30%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.92%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.92%) User Experience
11 4 (1.53%) BYOD
12 3 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.15%) VCE vBlock
12 3 (1.15%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.18%) Windows
2 20 (7.66%) Unix
3 10 (3.83%) Linux
4 8 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.68%) AIX
6 5 (1.92%) Solaris
6 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (59.39%) ITIL
2 101 (38.70%) Information Security
3 70 (26.82%) TOGAF
4 56 (21.46%) Project Management
5 52 (19.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (15.71%) PRINCE2
7 39 (14.94%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (13.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 29 (11.11%) ITIL V3
10 28 (10.73%) IT Audit
11 27 (10.34%) Service Management
12 26 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (9.58%) Security Operations
13 25 (9.58%) Zachman Framework
14 24 (9.20%) Risk Management
15 23 (8.81%) IT Governance
16 21 (8.05%) Security Architecture
17 20 (7.66%) Change Management
18 19 (7.28%) Enterprise Architecture
18 19 (7.28%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.68%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.92%) SQL
3 3 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (0.38%) C#
4 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (34.87%) CISSP
2 57 (21.84%) CISM
3 44 (16.86%) CISA
4 31 (11.88%) Degree
5 15 (5.75%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.60%) CompTIA Security+
6 12 (4.60%) Security+ Certification
7 11 (4.21%) CRISC
7 11 (4.21%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (2.68%) CGEIT
10 6 (2.30%) CLAS
11 5 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (1.92%) ISSAP
12 4 (1.53%) GCIA
12 4 (1.53%) GCIH
13 3 (1.15%) ISEB
13 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.77%) CITP
14 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (39.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (18.77%) PCI DSS
3 21 (8.05%) COSO
4 19 (7.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (1.92%) JSP 440
7 4 (1.53%) ISO27005
7 4 (1.53%) SAS 70
8 3 (1.15%) BS25999
8 3 (1.15%) SLA
8 3 (1.15%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.77%) GxP
9 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.77%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.77%) MiFID
9 2 (0.77%) SEPA
9 2 (0.77%) Val IT
10 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.68%) Docker
3 7 (2.68%) vSphere
4 6 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.53%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) Snort
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.68%) Puppet
2 7 (2.68%) Salt
2 7 (2.68%) SCCM
3 6 (2.30%) EnCase
3 6 (2.30%) FTK
3 6 (2.30%) RSA Archer
4 4 (1.53%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.15%) Nessus
5 3 (1.15%) SCOM
5 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.77%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 24 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.51%) ServiceNow
3 14 (5.36%) Splunk
4 13 (4.98%) Intel Security
4 13 (4.98%) VMware
5 11 (4.21%) Qualys
5 11 (4.21%) Symantec
6 10 (3.83%) Oracle
7 8 (3.07%) Cisco
8 7 (2.68%) IBM
9 6 (2.30%) Citrix
9 6 (2.30%) dtSearch
9 6 (2.30%) Nuix
9 6 (2.30%) Recommind
9 6 (2.30%) SAP
10 5 (1.92%) HP
11 4 (1.53%) BMC
11 4 (1.53%) FrontRange
11 4 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.15%) Remedy
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