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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 514 539 528
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing COBIT 116 93 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.53% 1.86% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 61 58
Median daily rate £500 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COBIT
UK

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
4589 4996 4957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.27% 9.45% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 3189 3084
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £382
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 199 205
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.64 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.39% +10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £55.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +6 64 £533 +6.50% 17
South East 0 16 £455 +1.11% 6
North West - 8 £425 - 3
East of England - 6 £500 - 4
South West +13 5 £500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £488 -
West Midlands -33 4 £438 -2.77% 2
Midlands - 3 £750 -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
North East - 1 £375 -
COBIT
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 135 (52.53%) ITIL
2 112 (43.58%) Information Security
3 101 (39.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 91 (35.41%) CISSP
5 85 (33.07%) Finance
6 67 (26.07%) CISM
7 57 (22.18%) PCI DSS
8 54 (21.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (21.01%) TOGAF
9 49 (19.07%) Project Management
10 46 (17.90%) CISA
11 44 (17.12%) Risk Management
12 37 (14.40%) Vulnerability Management
13 36 (14.01%) PRINCE2
13 36 (14.01%) Windows
14 35 (13.62%) Cybersecurity
14 35 (13.62%) IT Audit
15 32 (12.45%) Banking
16 31 (12.06%) Management Information System
16 31 (12.06%) Microsoft
17 27 (10.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 27 (10.51%) ITIL V3
17 27 (10.51%) SIEM
18 24 (9.34%) Firewall
18 24 (9.34%) Degree
18 24 (9.34%) ServiceNow
18 24 (9.34%) Data Centre
19 23 (8.95%) SDLC
19 23 (8.95%) Security Operations
19 23 (8.95%) Security Cleared

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 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.95%) Apache
2 5 (1.95%) CMS
3 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.17%) JBoss
4 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.28%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.72%) MS Office
3 7 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.78%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.56%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (1.17%) SaaS
4 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.34%) Firewall
2 22 (8.56%) Network Security
3 10 (3.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (3.11%) Internet
4 8 (3.11%) Intranet
5 7 (2.72%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (2.33%) SMTP
6 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.95%) HTTP
8 4 (1.56%) SSH
8 4 (1.56%) SSL
8 4 (1.56%) VPN
9 3 (1.17%) Converged Networks
9 3 (1.17%) SAN
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.78%) LAN
10 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.78%) WAN
11 1 (0.39%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.17%) DB2
2 3 (1.17%) MySQL
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.78%) Big Data
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.78%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.17%) Hudson
3 2 (0.78%) Selenium
3 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 85 (33.07%) Finance
2 32 (12.45%) Banking
3 13 (5.06%) Retail
4 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.33%) Publishing
6 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (25.68%) Architect
2 59 (22.96%) Consultant
3 46 (17.90%) Analyst
4 36 (14.01%) Security Consultant
5 25 (9.73%) Security Architect
6 20 (7.78%) Security Analyst
7 19 (7.39%) Information Security Consultant
8 14 (5.45%) Security Manager
8 14 (5.45%) Service Architect
9 13 (5.06%) Information Analyst
9 13 (5.06%) IT Manager
10 12 (4.67%) Information Security Analyst
11 11 (4.28%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.28%) Risk Consultant
11 11 (4.28%) Security Officer
12 10 (3.89%) IT Analyst
12 10 (3.89%) IT Consultant
12 10 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.50%) Governance Consultant
13 9 (3.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.72%) XML
2 6 (2.33%) AngularJS
2 6 (2.33%) Middleware
2 6 (2.33%) Web Services
3 5 (1.95%) SAML
3 5 (1.95%) WAP
4 4 (1.56%) HTML
5 3 (1.17%) CSS
6 2 (0.78%) REST
6 2 (0.78%) SOAP
7 1 (0.39%) .NET
7 1 (0.39%) J2EE
7 1 (0.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.06%) Management Information System
2 24 (9.34%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.61%) PKI
5 12 (4.67%) CESG
6 11 (4.28%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.11%) CMDB
7 8 (3.11%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.72%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.33%) FMCG
10 5 (1.95%) CESG CLAS
10 5 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.95%) User Experience
11 4 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.56%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.56%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.01%) Windows
2 20 (7.78%) Unix
3 9 (3.50%) Linux
4 8 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.72%) AIX
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.56%) Solaris
7 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (52.53%) ITIL
2 112 (43.58%) Information Security
3 54 (21.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (21.01%) TOGAF
4 49 (19.07%) Project Management
5 44 (17.12%) Risk Management
6 37 (14.40%) Vulnerability Management
7 36 (14.01%) PRINCE2
8 35 (13.62%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (13.62%) IT Audit
9 27 (10.51%) ITIL V3
9 27 (10.51%) SIEM
10 23 (8.95%) SDLC
10 23 (8.95%) Security Operations
11 22 (8.56%) Risk Assessment
11 22 (8.56%) Security Management
11 22 (8.56%) Service Management
12 21 (8.17%) Change Management
13 20 (7.78%) ITSM
13 20 (7.78%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.95%) Java
2 5 (1.95%) SQL
3 2 (0.78%) C#
4 1 (0.39%) C++
4 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (35.41%) CISSP
2 67 (26.07%) CISM
3 46 (17.90%) CISA
4 24 (9.34%) Degree
5 23 (8.95%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.84%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (5.84%) CRISC
6 15 (5.84%) SC Cleared
6 15 (5.84%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (3.11%) ISEB
8 7 (2.72%) CGEIT
9 5 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.95%) CLAS
9 5 (1.95%) GSEC
10 4 (1.56%) CEH
10 4 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.56%) GCIA
10 4 (1.56%) GCIH
10 4 (1.56%) MCSD
10 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (39.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (22.18%) PCI DSS
3 27 (10.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (5.84%) COSO
5 14 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (2.33%) QA
7 5 (1.95%) Basel III
7 5 (1.95%) ISO27005
8 4 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (1.56%) JSP 440
8 4 (1.56%) SAS 70
9 3 (1.17%) BS25999
9 3 (1.17%) SLA
9 3 (1.17%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.78%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.78%) MiFID
10 2 (0.78%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.78%) SEPA
System Software
1 22 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.72%) vSphere
5 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.17%) Docker
7 1 (0.39%) Snort
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.72%) SCCM
3 6 (2.33%) RSA Archer
4 4 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.17%) Puppet
5 3 (1.17%) Salt
5 3 (1.17%) SCOM
5 3 (1.17%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.78%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.34%) ServiceNow
3 19 (7.39%) Cisco
4 17 (6.61%) VMware
5 15 (5.84%) Intel Security
5 15 (5.84%) Splunk
6 13 (5.06%) Symantec
7 11 (4.28%) Qualys
8 7 (2.72%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.33%) Citrix
9 6 (2.33%) HP
10 4 (1.56%) Oracle
10 4 (1.56%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.17%) BMC
11 3 (1.17%) IBM
11 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.17%) Remedy
11 3 (1.17%) SAP
11 3 (1.17%) Wyse
12 2 (0.78%) Blue Coat
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