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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.52% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
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
29 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.47% 7.38% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £258 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Security+ Certification

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Application Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) IT Audit
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001