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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 484 501 480
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing COBIT 104 59 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.51% 1.67% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 39 55
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £338 £395
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
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
4147 3534 4079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.80% 7.35% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 2179 2397
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 119 210
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £42.00
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +50 67 £491 +3.42% 13
North West -7 10 £475 +13.23% 2
South East -16 10 £575 +70.37% 9
Yorkshire 0 8 £738 +134.12% 1
East of England - 6 £650 - 1
South West - 4 £431 - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
COBIT
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 100 (57.80%) ITIL
2 67 (38.73%) Finance
3 58 (33.53%) Information Security
4 48 (27.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (24.86%) CISSP
6 41 (23.70%) TOGAF
7 39 (22.54%) Service Management
8 34 (19.65%) CISM
8 34 (19.65%) PRINCE2
9 33 (19.08%) Risk Management
9 33 (19.08%) Data Protection
10 32 (18.50%) Project Management
11 31 (17.92%) Banking
12 30 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (15.03%) Management Information System
14 25 (14.45%) CISA
15 24 (13.87%) Security Cleared
16 22 (12.72%) Six Sigma
16 22 (12.72%) Degree
16 22 (12.72%) Enterprise Architecture
17 21 (12.14%) CMMI
17 21 (12.14%) Data Protection Act
18 20 (11.56%) Service Delivery
19 19 (10.98%) Information Assurance
19 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
21 15 (8.67%) SC Cleared
21 15 (8.67%) Risk Analysis
21 15 (8.67%) Firewall
21 15 (8.67%) Risk Assessment

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.73%) CMS
3 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.73%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.58%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) CICS
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.62%) MS Office
3 5 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) SaaS
2 3 (1.73%) IaaS
3 2 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.67%) Firewall
2 13 (7.51%) Network Security
3 11 (6.36%) Internet
4 4 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.31%) FWSM
5 3 (1.73%) VPN
6 2 (1.16%) SSL
6 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (1.16%) SSH
6 2 (1.16%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.58%) TACACS
7 1 (0.58%) VLAN
7 1 (0.58%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) DNS
7 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.58%) LAN
7 1 (0.58%) WLAN
7 1 (0.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.94%) MySQL
2 8 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.62%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.31%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.58%) DB2
5 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) JIRA
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) Toad
3 1 (0.58%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.58%) GCC
General
1 67 (38.73%) Finance
2 31 (17.92%) Banking
3 11 (6.36%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.20%) Retail
5 6 (3.47%) Law
5 6 (3.47%) International Banking
6 4 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.73%) Legal
8 2 (1.16%) Advertising
8 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (19.08%) Analyst
2 31 (17.92%) Consultant
3 25 (14.45%) Architect
4 18 (10.40%) Security Consultant
5 17 (9.83%) Designer
6 13 (7.51%) Risk Analyst
7 11 (6.36%) Enterprise Architect
8 9 (5.20%) IT Consultant
8 9 (5.20%) Head of Architecture
9 8 (4.62%) Security Architect
9 8 (4.62%) Service Manager
9 8 (4.62%) Information Security Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) IT Security Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.47%) Security Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) Security Analyst
12 5 (2.89%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) CSS
2 8 (4.62%) HTML
2 8 (4.62%) Ajax
2 8 (4.62%) HTML5
2 8 (4.62%) REST
2 8 (4.62%) CSS3
2 8 (4.62%) JSON
3 3 (1.73%) Django
3 3 (1.73%) Play Framework
3 3 (1.73%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (1.73%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.16%) Spring
4 2 (1.16%) .NET
4 2 (1.16%) XML
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.58%) Middleware
5 1 (0.58%) J2EE
5 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Management Information System
2 21 (12.14%) Data Protection Act
3 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.89%) PMI
6 4 (2.31%) Statistics
7 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.16%) Informatics
7 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.58%) SCADA
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.51%) Windows
2 11 (6.36%) Linux
3 9 (5.20%) UNIX
4 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (57.80%) ITIL
2 58 (33.53%) Information Security
3 41 (23.70%) TOGAF
4 39 (22.54%) Service Management
5 34 (19.65%) PRINCE2
6 33 (19.08%) Risk Management
6 33 (19.08%) Data Protection
7 32 (18.50%) Project Management
8 30 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (12.72%) Six Sigma
9 22 (12.72%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (12.14%) CMMI
11 20 (11.56%) Service Delivery
12 19 (10.98%) Information Assurance
13 18 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (8.67%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (8.67%) Risk Analysis
15 13 (7.51%) Security Management
16 12 (6.94%) Change Control
17 10 (5.78%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.05%) Java
2 4 (2.31%) C
2 4 (2.31%) SQL
3 3 (1.73%) Ruby
3 3 (1.73%) Scala
4 2 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.58%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) REXX
5 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (24.86%) CISSP
2 34 (19.65%) CISM
3 25 (14.45%) CISA
4 24 (13.87%) Security Cleared
5 22 (12.72%) Degree
6 15 (8.67%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.78%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (5.20%) CRISC
8 9 (5.20%) GIAC
9 8 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (4.05%) CCNP
10 7 (4.05%) CCSE
11 6 (3.47%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.89%) ISSAP
13 4 (2.31%) JNCIS
13 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.31%) CGEIT
13 4 (2.31%) CCSP
13 4 (2.31%) ISEB
14 3 (1.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (27.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.94%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (1.73%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.73%) SLA
4 3 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.16%) COSO
6 1 (0.58%) QA
6 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.58%) BS15000
System Software
1 5 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.16%) Nmap
2 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) vSphere
3 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.58%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Nessus
2 1 (0.58%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.58%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.78%) Oracle
3 9 (5.20%) Cisco
4 7 (4.05%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.47%) HP
6 5 (2.89%) IBM
7 4 (2.31%) Juniper
7 4 (2.31%) SAP
8 3 (1.73%) Remedy
8 3 (1.73%) Primavera
8 3 (1.73%) VMware
9 2 (1.16%) Perforce
9 2 (1.16%) FatWire
9 2 (1.16%) BMC
9 2 (1.16%) Citrix
9 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.58%) Lotus
10 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.58%) Capita
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