The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 483 447 447
Rank change year-on-year
-36 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 66 92 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.70% 2.70% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 72
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £440 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £395 £509
% change year-on-year
-12.65% -22.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3892 3405 4103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.17% 7.47% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2383 2094 2172
Average daily rate £400 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 128 221
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
COBIT
UK

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 11 July 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
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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 42 £535 +18.88% 14
South East -20 9 £345 -20.68% 4
North West -1 8 - - 2
Yorkshire +2 3 £310 -0.80% 2
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
South West -27 1 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 2
East of England - 1 £500 -
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 142 (79.33%) ITIL
2 69 (38.55%) Finance
3 48 (26.82%) Service Management
4 42 (23.46%) TOGAF
4 42 (23.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (22.91%) Information Security
5 41 (22.91%) PRINCE2
6 34 (18.99%) Risk Management
7 33 (18.44%) Project Management
8 28 (15.64%) Banking
9 26 (14.53%) Management Information System
10 25 (13.97%) Service Delivery
11 23 (12.85%) CISSP
12 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
13 19 (10.61%) Six Sigma
13 19 (10.61%) CMMI
13 19 (10.61%) SC Cleared
14 18 (10.06%) Degree
15 17 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (9.50%) CISM
15 17 (9.50%) Change Management
15 17 (9.50%) ITIL V3
16 16 (8.94%) Data Protection
17 15 (8.38%) Firewall
17 15 (8.38%) Enterprise Architecture
17 15 (8.38%) IT Governance
18 14 (7.82%) Risk Assessment
18 14 (7.82%) UNIX
18 14 (7.82%) Windows
19 13 (7.26%) CISA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.79%) IIS
3 4 (2.23%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.23%) CMS
4 2 (1.12%) Apache
4 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) MS Office
2 5 (2.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.12%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.38%) Firewall
2 8 (4.47%) SAN
3 7 (3.91%) Network Security
4 5 (2.79%) FWSM
5 4 (2.23%) Internet
5 4 (2.23%) LAN
5 4 (2.23%) WAN
6 3 (1.68%) VPN
6 3 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.12%) Wireless
7 2 (1.12%) DNS
7 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.12%) HTTP
8 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.56%) DMZ
8 1 (0.56%) MPLS
8 1 (0.56%) OSPF
8 1 (0.56%) BGP
8 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.35%) MySQL
2 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.12%) DB2
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.23%) JIRA
2 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
General
1 69 (38.55%) Finance
2 28 (15.64%) Banking
3 9 (5.03%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.91%) Retail
5 6 (3.35%) Legal
6 4 (2.23%) International Banking
7 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.12%) Automotive
8 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (22.35%) Analyst
2 26 (14.53%) Consultant
3 21 (11.73%) Architect
4 15 (8.38%) Service Manager
5 12 (6.70%) Process Analyst
6 11 (6.15%) Security Consultant
6 11 (6.15%) Risk Analyst
7 10 (5.59%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.91%) Management Consultant
8 7 (3.91%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) Applications Support
8 7 (3.91%) Change Manager
8 7 (3.91%) Security Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) Risk Manager
8 7 (3.91%) Information Manager
8 7 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) Security Architect
8 7 (3.91%) Security Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Service Management Consultant
8 7 (3.91%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) Hibernate
2 3 (1.68%) Middleware
3 2 (1.12%) Spring
3 2 (1.12%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) WSDL
4 1 (0.56%) SOAP
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.70%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (2.23%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.23%) Derivative
3 4 (2.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 4 (2.23%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.68%) Statistics
4 3 (1.68%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) Informatics
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) CMDB
5 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.56%) Telematics
5 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.56%) CESG
5 1 (0.56%) PMI
5 1 (0.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.82%) UNIX
1 14 (7.82%) Windows
2 6 (3.35%) Linux
3 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (79.33%) ITIL
2 48 (26.82%) Service Management
3 42 (23.46%) TOGAF
4 41 (22.91%) PRINCE2
4 41 (22.91%) Information Security
5 34 (18.99%) Risk Management
6 33 (18.44%) Project Management
7 25 (13.97%) Service Delivery
8 19 (10.61%) Six Sigma
8 19 (10.61%) CMMI
9 17 (9.50%) Change Management
9 17 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (9.50%) ITIL V3
10 16 (8.94%) Data Protection
11 15 (8.38%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (8.38%) IT Governance
12 14 (7.82%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (6.70%) Incident Management
14 11 (6.15%) Business Continuity
14 11 (6.15%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.35%) Java
2 5 (2.79%) C
3 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (12.85%) CISSP
2 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
3 19 (10.61%) SC Cleared
4 18 (10.06%) Degree
5 17 (9.50%) CISM
6 13 (7.26%) CISA
7 12 (6.70%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.91%) CCNP
9 7 (3.91%) CCSE
9 7 (3.91%) ISSAP
10 6 (3.35%) GIAC
11 4 (2.23%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.23%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.23%) CCSP
12 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.68%) CRISC
13 2 (1.12%) CGEIT
13 2 (1.12%) CITP
13 2 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (23.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.23%) SLA
4 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.12%) QA
6 1 (0.56%) HL7
6 1 (0.56%) BS15000
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) XenApp
2 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.56%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (6.15%) Cisco
1 11 (6.15%) Citrix
2 9 (5.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.03%) HP
3 8 (4.47%) CheckPoint
3 8 (4.47%) Remedy
4 7 (3.91%) BMC
5 6 (3.35%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.79%) Juniper
7 4 (2.23%) IBM
7 4 (2.23%) Oracle
7 4 (2.23%) FatWire
8 3 (1.68%) VMware
8 3 (1.68%) FrontRange
8 3 (1.68%) Perforce
8 3 (1.68%) SAP
9 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.56%) CA
10 1 (0.56%) F5
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 450 to 500 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + all inclusive
Posted: 14 days ago