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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 490 472 441
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -31
Contract jobs citing COBIT 67 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.86% 1.93% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 58
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £309 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £513
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -18.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3608 3476 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.92% 7.80% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2178 2075 1719
Average daily rate £411 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 131 212
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.93 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.96 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +9 35 £475 +15.50% 6
South East -7 16 £413 -6.25% 7
South West -10 9 £400 +53.84%
North West -1 4 - -
East of England -1 2 £225 -37.71%
West Midlands -3 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 96 (56.80%) ITIL
2 64 (37.87%) Information Security
3 53 (31.36%) Finance
4 47 (27.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (26.63%) TOGAF
6 43 (25.44%) CISSP
7 38 (22.49%) CISA
7 38 (22.49%) CISM
8 35 (20.71%) Service Management
8 35 (20.71%) Risk Management
9 32 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (17.16%) Banking
10 29 (17.16%) Degree
10 29 (17.16%) Project Management
10 29 (17.16%) Data Protection
10 29 (17.16%) Security Cleared
11 27 (15.98%) Management Information System
12 25 (14.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (14.79%) Security Architecture
13 23 (13.61%) Service Delivery
14 22 (13.02%) PRINCE2
15 21 (12.43%) Information Assurance
16 19 (11.24%) SC Cleared
16 19 (11.24%) Six Sigma
16 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
17 18 (10.65%) CMMI
17 18 (10.65%) Risk Assessment
17 18 (10.65%) Risk Analysis
18 16 (9.47%) PCI DSS
18 16 (9.47%) Analytical Skills

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 9 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.96%) IIS
3 3 (1.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
4 1 (0.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.59%) CICS
4 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.69%) MS Office
3 8 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) SaaS
2 6 (3.55%) PaaS
3 4 (2.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) Firewall
1 8 (4.73%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (4.14%) Internet
3 6 (3.55%) Network Security
4 4 (2.37%) VPN
5 3 (1.78%) LAN
6 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.18%) HTTP
6 2 (1.18%) SSL
6 2 (1.18%) WAN
6 2 (1.18%) SSH
6 2 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.59%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.59%) VLAN
7 1 (0.59%) DHCP
7 1 (0.59%) DNS
7 1 (0.59%) SMTP
7 1 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.92%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.33%) MySQL
3 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.73%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.18%) OLTP
7 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.59%) DB2
8 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.59%) GCC
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) Toad
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.59%) RequisitePro
General
1 53 (31.36%) Finance
2 29 (17.16%) Banking
3 16 (9.47%) Retail
4 12 (7.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (5.92%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.73%) Law
7 6 (3.55%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.55%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.37%) Legal
9 3 (1.78%) International Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Billing
10 1 (0.59%) Advertising
10 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (21.89%) Consultant
2 33 (19.53%) Architect
3 19 (11.24%) Analyst
3 19 (11.24%) Security Consultant
4 15 (8.88%) Enterprise Architect
4 15 (8.88%) Security Architect
5 12 (7.10%) Designer
6 9 (5.33%) Head of Architecture
6 9 (5.33%) Security Analyst
7 8 (4.73%) Information Security Consultant
7 8 (4.73%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 7 (4.14%) Service Manager
8 7 (4.14%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (3.55%) IT Consultant
9 6 (3.55%) Management Consultant
9 6 (3.55%) Risk Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Service Management Consultant
10 5 (2.96%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (2.96%) IT Architect
10 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.92%) JSON
1 10 (5.92%) REST
2 8 (4.73%) HTML
2 8 (4.73%) CSS
2 8 (4.73%) Ajax
2 8 (4.73%) HTML5
2 8 (4.73%) CSS3
3 4 (2.37%) Middleware
3 4 (2.37%) .NET
4 3 (1.78%) Django
4 3 (1.78%) Play Framework
4 3 (1.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.18%) JSP
5 2 (1.18%) SOAP
5 2 (1.18%) Web Services
5 2 (1.18%) XSD
5 2 (1.18%) WSDL
5 2 (1.18%) Java EE
6 1 (0.59%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.10%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.51%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (4.73%) PMI
6 4 (2.37%) FMCG
6 4 (2.37%) Informatics
7 3 (1.78%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.78%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.78%) PKI
7 3 (1.78%) CESG
8 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.18%) Statistics
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.59%) SCADA
9 1 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.88%) Windows
2 8 (4.73%) UNIX
3 6 (3.55%) Linux
4 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.96%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.59%) AIX
5 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (56.80%) ITIL
2 64 (37.87%) Information Security
3 45 (26.63%) TOGAF
4 35 (20.71%) Service Management
4 35 (20.71%) Risk Management
5 32 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (17.16%) Project Management
6 29 (17.16%) Data Protection
7 25 (14.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (14.79%) Security Architecture
8 23 (13.61%) Service Delivery
9 22 (13.02%) PRINCE2
10 21 (12.43%) Information Assurance
11 19 (11.24%) Six Sigma
12 18 (10.65%) CMMI
12 18 (10.65%) Risk Assessment
12 18 (10.65%) Risk Analysis
13 16 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (8.28%) Cyber Security
15 13 (7.69%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.73%) SQL
2 5 (2.96%) Java
3 3 (1.78%) Scala
3 3 (1.78%) Ruby
3 3 (1.78%) C#
4 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) Python
5 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.59%) REXX
5 1 (0.59%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 43 (25.44%) CISSP
2 38 (22.49%) CISA
2 38 (22.49%) CISM
3 29 (17.16%) Degree
3 29 (17.16%) Security Cleared
4 19 (11.24%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.51%) PMI Certification
6 7 (4.14%) CEH
7 6 (3.55%) GIAC
7 6 (3.55%) ISSAP
8 5 (2.96%) ISACA
8 5 (2.96%) GPEN
8 5 (2.96%) GSEC
8 5 (2.96%) MCP
8 5 (2.96%) SSCP
9 4 (2.37%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.78%) CGEIT
10 3 (1.78%) MBA
10 3 (1.78%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (27.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (9.47%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (6.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (3.55%) COSO
4 6 (3.55%) QA
5 4 (2.37%) GAMP
5 4 (2.37%) BS15000
6 2 (1.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (1.18%) GMP
6 2 (1.18%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.59%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.59%) SLA
7 1 (0.59%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) RACF
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) vSphere
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.59%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.28%) Oracle
3 12 (7.10%) SAP
4 6 (3.55%) IBM
5 4 (2.37%) Cisco
6 2 (1.18%) Primavera
6 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.18%) Nokia
6 2 (1.18%) VMware
6 2 (1.18%) Capita
6 2 (1.18%) F5
7 1 (0.59%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.59%) HP
7 1 (0.59%) Lotus
7 1 (0.59%) Juniper
7 1 (0.59%) BMC
7 1 (0.59%) CA
7 1 (0.59%) Remedy
7 1 (0.59%) McAfee
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