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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 373 397 370
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs citing COBIT 57 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.57% 2.17% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 53
Median daily rate £450 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
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
2217 2253 2383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.72% 9.67% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1593 1518 1668
Median daily rate £463 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 35
Median hourly rate £16.66 £18.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.90 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.57 £87.25 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +29 18 £375 -21.05% 2
Uxbridge +4 2 £475 -
Bromley - 1 £435 -
Feltham - 1 £550 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 63 (56.76%) ITIL
2 39 (35.14%) Finance
2 39 (35.14%) Information Security
3 31 (27.93%) CISSP
4 28 (25.23%) Banking
5 27 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (20.72%) Risk Management
6 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
7 20 (18.02%) Project Management
8 19 (17.12%) Cisco
8 19 (17.12%) TOGAF
8 19 (17.12%) PCI DSS
9 18 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (16.22%) CISM
10 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (12.61%) Firewall
12 14 (12.61%) ServiceNow
13 13 (11.71%) CISA
13 13 (11.71%) PRINCE2
13 13 (11.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 12 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (10.81%) ITSM
14 12 (10.81%) IT Audit
15 11 (9.91%) Security Operations
15 11 (9.91%) ITIL V3
15 11 (9.91%) CRISC
15 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
16 10 (9.01%) Degree

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 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.60%) Apache
3 3 (2.70%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (7.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.31%) MS Office
5 2 (1.80%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.60%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) Firewall
2 10 (9.01%) Network Security
3 8 (7.21%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.50%) SMTP
6 3 (2.70%) BGP
6 3 (2.70%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.70%) LAN
6 3 (2.70%) OSPF
6 3 (2.70%) WAN
7 2 (1.80%) Internet
8 1 (0.90%) 802.11
8 1 (0.90%) DNS
8 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.90%) HTTP
8 1 (0.90%) MPLS
8 1 (0.90%) SSH
8 1 (0.90%) VPN
8 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) DB2
1 1 (0.90%) MySQL
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.80%) Selenium
1 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.90%) Hudson
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 39 (35.14%) Finance
2 28 (25.23%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Publishing
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) French Language
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (27.93%) Architect
2 24 (21.62%) Consultant
3 21 (18.92%) Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) IT Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) Security Officer
5 8 (7.21%) Risk Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Security Consultant
6 7 (6.31%) Information Security Officer
6 7 (6.31%) IT Consultant
6 7 (6.31%) IT Risk Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Audit Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Configuration Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Governance Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) IT Governance Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Security Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Web Services
2 5 (4.50%) XML
3 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.60%) HTML
3 4 (3.60%) SAML
3 4 (3.60%) WAP
4 3 (2.70%) CSS
5 2 (1.80%) REST
5 2 (1.80%) SOAP
6 1 (0.90%) .NET
6 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.90%) J2EE
6 1 (0.90%) Node.js
6 1 (0.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Fixed Income
2 8 (7.21%) CESG
2 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) CMDB
3 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.60%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.60%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.60%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.70%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.70%) Equities
6 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.70%) User Experience
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.80%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Linux
2 6 (5.41%) Unix
3 4 (3.60%) Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.76%) ITIL
2 39 (35.14%) Information Security
3 23 (20.72%) Risk Management
4 20 (18.02%) Project Management
5 19 (17.12%) TOGAF
6 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.71%) PRINCE2
8 13 (11.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (10.81%) IT Audit
9 12 (10.81%) ITSM
9 12 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (9.91%) ITIL V3
10 11 (9.91%) Security Operations
11 10 (9.01%) DevOps
12 9 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (8.11%) Security Management
12 9 (8.11%) Zachman Framework
13 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.80%) Java
2 2 (1.80%) SQL
3 1 (0.90%) C#
3 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (27.93%) CISSP
2 18 (16.22%) CISM
3 13 (11.71%) CISA
4 11 (9.91%) CRISC
4 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.01%) Degree
6 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.21%) GSEC
8 6 (5.41%) CGEIT
9 5 (4.50%) CEH
9 5 (4.50%) ISEB
10 4 (3.60%) CCNA
10 4 (3.60%) CCNP
10 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.60%) CLAS
10 4 (3.60%) MCSD
10 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.60%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (2.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (17.12%) PCI DSS
3 18 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (5.41%) COSO
4 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (4.50%) Basel III
5 5 (4.50%) QA
6 4 (3.60%) ISO27005
7 3 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (2.70%) ISO27002
7 3 (2.70%) JSP 440
7 3 (2.70%) SLA
8 2 (1.80%) SEPA
8 2 (1.80%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.90%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.90%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.90%) Docker
3 1 (0.90%) Snort
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) RSA Archer
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.90%) Nessus
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) Salt
3 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) Cisco
3 14 (12.61%) ServiceNow
4 9 (8.11%) VMware
5 8 (7.21%) Fortinet
6 4 (3.60%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.70%) BMC
7 3 (2.70%) FireEye
7 3 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.70%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.80%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (1.80%) HP
8 2 (1.80%) Mercator
8 2 (1.80%) Splunk
8 2 (1.80%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.90%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.90%) Citrix
9 1 (0.90%) Qualys
9 1 (0.90%) Remedy
9 1 (0.90%) Sage