The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 369 379 347
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs citing COBIT 45 52 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.36% 2.53% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 46
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £396 £415
% change year-on-year
+26.18% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
1904 2058 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.83% 8.23% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1442 1460
Average daily rate £449 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 48
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £13.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.25 £66.25 £50.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 12 £450 -14.28% 5
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 73 (76.04%) ITIL
2 32 (33.33%) Service Management
3 31 (32.29%) PRINCE2
4 29 (30.21%) Project Management
4 29 (30.21%) Finance
5 26 (27.08%) TOGAF
6 25 (26.04%) Risk Management
7 23 (23.96%) CISSP
7 23 (23.96%) Six Sigma
8 21 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
10 18 (18.75%) Information Security
11 17 (17.71%) CISM
11 17 (17.71%) Service Delivery
11 17 (17.71%) Data Protection
12 14 (14.58%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (13.54%) CISA
13 13 (13.54%) Management Information System
14 12 (12.50%) CMMI
14 12 (12.50%) Information Assurance
14 12 (12.50%) Change Control
15 11 (11.46%) Degree
15 11 (11.46%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (10.42%) Banking
16 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
17 9 (9.38%) ITIL V3
17 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (8.33%) Internet
18 8 (8.33%) Firewall
18 8 (8.33%) Network Security

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) MS Project
4 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Internet
1 8 (8.33%) Firewall
1 8 (8.33%) Network Security
2 4 (4.17%) FWSM
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.04%) TACACS
4 1 (1.04%) NAS
4 1 (1.04%) LAN
4 1 (1.04%) WAN
4 1 (1.04%) DHCP
4 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) VPN
4 1 (1.04%) DNS
4 1 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) DB2
1 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.08%) MySQL
1 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) RequisitePro
General
1 29 (30.21%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) International Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Law
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) Designer
2 15 (15.63%) Consultant
3 9 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Change Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Management Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Process Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Business Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Service Management Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) HTML
1 1 (1.04%) CSS
1 1 (1.04%) Ajax
1 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.04%) JSON
1 1 (1.04%) Django
1 1 (1.04%) HTML5
1 1 (1.04%) REST
1 1 (1.04%) CSS3
1 1 (1.04%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (13.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) PMI
3 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) CMDB
4 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.04%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.04%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Windows
1 2 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (76.04%) ITIL
2 32 (33.33%) Service Management
3 31 (32.29%) PRINCE2
4 29 (30.21%) Project Management
5 26 (27.08%) TOGAF
6 25 (26.04%) Risk Management
7 23 (23.96%) Six Sigma
8 18 (18.75%) Information Security
9 17 (17.71%) Service Delivery
9 17 (17.71%) Data Protection
10 12 (12.50%) Information Assurance
10 12 (12.50%) Change Control
10 12 (12.50%) CMMI
11 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.38%) ITIL V3
12 7 (7.29%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (6.25%) Cyber Security
13 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
14 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (5.21%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.04%) C
1 1 (1.04%) Ruby
1 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) CISSP
2 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
3 17 (17.71%) CISM
4 13 (13.54%) CISA
5 11 (11.46%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (11.46%) Degree
6 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.17%) CCSP
8 4 (4.17%) CCNP
8 4 (4.17%) JNCIS
8 4 (4.17%) CCSE
9 2 (2.08%) ISSAP
9 2 (2.08%) MBA
9 2 (2.08%) GIAC
9 2 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) CCNA
9 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.08%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.08%) QA
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.04%) COSO
4 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) Nmap
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Nessus
2 1 (1.04%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) Cisco
2 4 (4.17%) Juniper
2 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.08%) HP
4 2 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.04%) Remedy
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
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