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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 493 443 440
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -3
Contract jobs citing COBIT 76 96 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.01% 2.61% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 53
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£475 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £313 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £435
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3789 3680 3038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.94% 7.91% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2254 2192 1728
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 137 195
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £22.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.90% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.88 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +4 47 £475 +2.70% 10
South East -15 14 £400 -3.03% 4
South West -7 9 £323 +24.03% 1
North West -15 3 - - 2
East of England -2 2 £225 -52.50%
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 99 (63.46%) ITIL
2 58 (37.18%) Information Security
3 52 (33.33%) Finance
4 42 (26.92%) Service Management
5 36 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 36 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (20.51%) Risk Management
7 29 (18.59%) Banking
8 28 (17.95%) CISSP
8 28 (17.95%) Degree
9 27 (17.31%) Security Architecture
10 24 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 23 (14.74%) CISA
11 23 (14.74%) CISM
11 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
12 22 (14.10%) Project Management
12 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
13 21 (13.46%) Service Delivery
14 19 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (12.18%) SC Cleared
14 19 (12.18%) Risk Analysis
15 18 (11.54%) Information Assurance
15 18 (11.54%) Retail
15 18 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
15 18 (11.54%) Windows
16 17 (10.90%) PCI DSS
17 16 (10.26%) PRINCE2
17 16 (10.26%) MS Excel
17 16 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 15 (9.62%) Risk Assessment

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.21%) IIS
3 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.64%) CICS
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.64%) Apache
5 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.77%) MS Office
3 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) SaaS
2 7 (4.49%) PaaS
3 4 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) Firewall
1 10 (6.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (5.13%) LAN
3 7 (4.49%) WAN
3 7 (4.49%) VPN
4 4 (2.56%) Network Security
5 3 (1.92%) Internet
6 2 (1.28%) SSH
6 2 (1.28%) DHCP
6 2 (1.28%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.28%) HTTP
6 2 (1.28%) DNS
6 2 (1.28%) SSL
6 2 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.64%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.64%) NAS
7 1 (0.64%) SAN
7 1 (0.64%) DMZ
7 1 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.28%) OLTP
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.64%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.64%) DB2
4 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.64%) GCC
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.64%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.64%) Toad
2 1 (0.64%) Subversion
2 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 52 (33.33%) Finance
2 29 (18.59%) Banking
3 18 (11.54%) Retail
4 12 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.85%) Law
6 4 (2.56%) Legal
7 3 (1.92%) International Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (22.44%) Architect
2 33 (21.15%) Consultant
3 26 (16.67%) Analyst
4 18 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 17 (10.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 17 (10.90%) Security Architect
6 11 (7.05%) Security Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 8 (5.13%) Information Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (4.49%) Information Security Consultant
10 6 (3.85%) Risk Manager
10 6 (3.85%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.85%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.21%) IT Consultant
11 5 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.21%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.56%) Desktop Support
12 4 (2.56%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) .NET
2 4 (2.56%) Web Services
2 4 (2.56%) Middleware
3 3 (1.92%) WSDL
3 3 (1.92%) SOAP
3 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.28%) JSP
4 2 (1.28%) J2EE
4 2 (1.28%) XSD
4 2 (1.28%) Java EE
4 2 (1.28%) JSON
4 2 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (0.64%) OC4J
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.49%) PMI
5 6 (3.85%) CESG
5 6 (3.85%) FMCG
6 4 (2.56%) Informatics
7 3 (1.92%) PKI
7 3 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.92%) CMDB
7 3 (1.92%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.54%) Windows
2 10 (6.41%) UNIX
3 8 (5.13%) Linux
4 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.21%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.21%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.92%) Solaris
6 2 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) HPUX
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (63.46%) ITIL
2 58 (37.18%) Information Security
3 42 (26.92%) Service Management
4 36 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 32 (20.51%) Risk Management
6 27 (17.31%) Security Architecture
7 22 (14.10%) Project Management
8 21 (13.46%) Service Delivery
9 19 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (12.18%) Risk Analysis
10 18 (11.54%) Information Assurance
10 18 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (10.26%) PRINCE2
12 15 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.62%) Cyber Security
13 14 (8.97%) Data Protection
13 14 (8.97%) ITSM
14 13 (8.33%) Change Management
15 12 (7.69%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.77%) SQL
2 5 (3.21%) Java
3 3 (1.92%) C#
4 2 (1.28%) PHP
4 2 (1.28%) REXX
4 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) Python
5 1 (0.64%) Uniface
5 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (17.95%) CISSP
1 28 (17.95%) Degree
2 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.74%) CISA
2 23 (14.74%) CISM
3 19 (12.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.41%) PMI Certification
5 7 (4.49%) CEH
6 6 (3.85%) ISSAP
7 5 (3.21%) GSEC
7 5 (3.21%) SSCP
7 5 (3.21%) GIAC
7 5 (3.21%) MCP
7 5 (3.21%) GPEN
8 3 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.92%) PMP
8 3 (1.92%) ISACA
9 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.28%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (10.90%) PCI DSS
3 16 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (3.85%) QA
6 4 (2.56%) BS15000
6 4 (2.56%) COSO
6 4 (2.56%) GAMP
7 3 (1.92%) SLA
8 2 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (1.28%) GMP
8 2 (1.28%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.64%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.64%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.28%) RACF
3 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) CA Endevor
1 1 (0.64%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.64%) Puppet
1 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.97%) Oracle
2 14 (8.97%) SAP
3 7 (4.49%) IBM
4 6 (3.85%) Cisco
4 6 (3.85%) Citrix
5 5 (3.21%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (3.21%) VMware
6 2 (1.28%) Capita
6 2 (1.28%) Nokia
6 2 (1.28%) HP
6 2 (1.28%) F5
6 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.64%) Remedy
7 1 (0.64%) McAfee
7 1 (0.64%) Perforce
7 1 (0.64%) Juniper
7 1 (0.64%) BMC
7 1 (0.64%) CA
7 1 (0.64%) Sun
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