The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 98 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.074% 0.58% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.83% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £395
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
121 112 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.92% 9.20% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 76 23
Average daily rate £320 £340 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £404 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.93 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.45 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) CRAMM
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) CRAMM
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001