The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 374 370 402
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +32
Contract jobs citing COBIT 65 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.10% 2.50% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 33
Median daily rate £533 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £306 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COBIT
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2099 2200 2351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.10% 9.46% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1501 1531 1613
Median daily rate £463 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 30
Median hourly rate £21.25 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £14.00 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £99.10 £129.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.51%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in London

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in London

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in London

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the London region.

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in London

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London +35 18 £375 -21.05% 4
Bromley - 3 £435 -
Feltham - 2 £550 -
Croydon - 1 £575 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 London region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 80 (62.02%) ITIL
2 51 (39.53%) Finance
3 42 (32.56%) Information Security
4 34 (26.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (24.03%) TOGAF
6 28 (21.71%) Banking
6 28 (21.71%) CISSP
7 27 (20.93%) Project Management
8 23 (17.83%) Risk Management
9 22 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
10 21 (16.28%) PRINCE2
11 20 (15.50%) PCI DSS
12 19 (14.73%) ITIL V3
13 18 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
14 17 (13.18%) CISM
15 16 (12.40%) VMware
15 16 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (12.40%) ServiceNow
16 15 (11.63%) DevOps
16 15 (11.63%) Service Design
16 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
16 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (11.63%) Zachman Framework
16 15 (11.63%) Firewall
16 15 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 15 (11.63%) Cisco
17 14 (10.85%) CISA
17 14 (10.85%) ITSM
17 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.88%) Apache
2 5 (3.88%) CMS
3 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.10%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.55%) JBoss
4 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.43%) MS Office
2 7 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.55%) GNU Octave
4 2 (1.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (2.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.63%) Firewall
2 8 (6.20%) Network Security
3 7 (5.43%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (3.88%) SMTP
4 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.55%) Converged Networks
5 2 (1.55%) LAN
5 2 (1.55%) SAN
5 2 (1.55%) WAN
6 1 (0.78%) DNS
6 1 (0.78%) HTTP
6 1 (0.78%) Internet
6 1 (0.78%) Intranet
6 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.78%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) DB2
1 2 (1.55%) MySQL
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.55%) Hudson
2 2 (1.55%) Selenium
2 2 (1.55%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 51 (39.53%) Finance
2 28 (21.71%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Publishing
4 4 (3.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (32.56%) Architect
2 28 (21.71%) Consultant
3 20 (15.50%) Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) Service Architect
5 11 (8.53%) Security Officer
6 9 (6.98%) IT Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) Information Security Officer
7 8 (6.20%) IT Manager
7 8 (6.20%) Risk Analyst
7 8 (6.20%) Security Architect
8 7 (5.43%) IT Risk Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.65%) Audit Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Configuration Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Governance Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.65%) IT Governance Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Security Manager
9 6 (4.65%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) XML
2 6 (4.65%) AngularJS
2 6 (4.65%) Web Services
3 4 (3.10%) HTML
3 4 (3.10%) SAML
3 4 (3.10%) WAP
4 3 (2.33%) CSS
5 2 (1.55%) Middleware
5 2 (1.55%) REST
5 2 (1.55%) SOAP
6 1 (0.78%) .NET
6 1 (0.78%) J2EE
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.20%) CESG
2 8 (6.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.20%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.65%) CMDB
3 6 (4.65%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.88%) User Experience
5 4 (3.10%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.10%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.10%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.55%) FMCG
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.55%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.20%) Windows
2 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.10%) Linux
3 4 (3.10%) Unix
3 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (62.02%) ITIL
2 42 (32.56%) Information Security
3 31 (24.03%) TOGAF
4 27 (20.93%) Project Management
5 23 (17.83%) Risk Management
6 22 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (16.28%) PRINCE2
8 19 (14.73%) ITIL V3
9 18 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (11.63%) DevOps
10 15 (11.63%) Service Design
10 15 (11.63%) Zachman Framework
11 14 (10.85%) IT Audit
11 14 (10.85%) ITIL V2
11 14 (10.85%) ITSM
12 13 (10.08%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 13 (10.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (9.30%) Service Delivery
13 12 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.10%) Java
3 3 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (21.71%) CISSP
2 17 (13.18%) CISM
3 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 14 (10.85%) CISA
4 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.08%) CRISC
6 9 (6.98%) Degree
7 6 (4.65%) CGEIT
8 5 (3.88%) GSEC
8 5 (3.88%) ISEB
9 4 (3.10%) CEH
9 4 (3.10%) CLAS
9 4 (3.10%) MCSD
9 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.33%) CCNA
10 3 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.33%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (26.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (15.50%) PCI DSS
3 15 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (10.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (6.98%) COSO
6 5 (3.88%) Basel III
6 5 (3.88%) QA
7 4 (3.10%) ISO27005
8 3 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (2.33%) JSP 440
8 3 (2.33%) SLA
9 2 (1.55%) BS25999
9 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (1.55%) MiFID
9 2 (1.55%) SEPA
9 2 (1.55%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.65%) vSphere
4 4 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.10%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.55%) Docker
5 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) RSA Archer
1 6 (4.65%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.55%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.55%) Puppet
3 2 (1.55%) Salt
3 2 (1.55%) SCOM
3 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.40%) ServiceNow
2 16 (12.40%) VMware
3 15 (11.63%) Cisco
4 7 (5.43%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.10%) HP
5 4 (3.10%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.33%) BMC
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle
7 2 (1.55%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.55%) Citrix
7 2 (1.55%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.55%) IBM
7 2 (1.55%) Mercator
7 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.78%) FrontRange
8 1 (0.78%) Qualys
8 1 (0.78%) Remedy
8 1 (0.78%) Splunk