The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £413 £409
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
COBIT
South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
14 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.26% 10.33% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 3
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBIT across the Kent region.

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Kent

COBIT
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001