The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 106 103 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing COBIT 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.062% 0.096%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.79% 0.58% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £444 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COBIT
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
121 171 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.34% 10.54% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 136 88
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £255 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £13.18 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +9.31%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

COBIT
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CISA
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (57.14%) IT Audit
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (14.29%) SAML
6 1 (14.29%) BCP
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) WAP
6 1 (14.29%) SMTP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) CESG
6 1 (14.29%) CRAMM
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) CRISC

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Information Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) IT Audit
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) BCP
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) CRAMM
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CISA
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS