The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.14% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
31 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.03% 10.47% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 15
Median daily rate £475 £358 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% +1.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £550 -
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
1 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (87.50%) OWASP
1 7 (87.50%) Vulnerability Management
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
1 7 (87.50%) IT Audit
2 6 (75.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CISA
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Compliance Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Governance Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Information Governance Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Risk Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) IT Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Application Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
1 7 (87.50%) IT Audit
1 7 (87.50%) OWASP
1 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
1 7 (87.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) CISA
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 6 (75.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft