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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 375 388 338
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -50
Contract jobs citing COBIT 34 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.83% 1.90% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 39
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£525 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £394 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £595 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £458
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -23.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
1857 1890 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.05% 7.79% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1333 1163
Average daily rate £450 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 41
Average hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.10 £82.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -8 4 £475 - 6
Hounslow - - - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (60.42%) ITIL
2 31 (32.29%) Finance
3 29 (30.21%) Information Security
4 24 (25.00%) Service Management
4 24 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 24 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (21.88%) Banking
7 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 20 (20.83%) CISA
7 20 (20.83%) CISSP
8 19 (19.79%) Project Management
9 18 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 17 (17.71%) CISM
11 16 (16.67%) Information Assurance
11 16 (16.67%) Degree
12 15 (15.63%) PRINCE2
13 14 (14.58%) Six Sigma
13 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
14 13 (13.54%) Management Information System
14 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
14 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
15 12 (12.50%) MS Office
15 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
16 11 (11.46%) CMMI
16 11 (11.46%) Data Protection
17 10 (10.42%) Investment Banking
17 10 (10.42%) SharePoint
18 9 (9.38%) Windows

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) SAS
3 1 (1.04%) CICS
3 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Office
2 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) SaaS
2 4 (4.17%) PaaS
2 4 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Network Security
2 7 (7.29%) Internet
3 4 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.13%) Firewall
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.04%) TACACS
6 1 (1.04%) LAN
6 1 (1.04%) WLAN
6 1 (1.04%) SMTP
6 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) VPN
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.08%) MySQL
1 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.04%) DB2
2 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.04%) RequisitePro
General
1 31 (32.29%) Finance
2 21 (21.88%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.33%) Retail
5 5 (5.21%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.21%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Legal
7 2 (2.08%) International Banking
7 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.08%) Law
8 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Consultant
2 14 (14.58%) Architect
3 12 (12.50%) Designer
4 11 (11.46%) Security Consultant
5 9 (9.38%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Process Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) IT Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Service Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.17%) IT Architect
10 4 (4.17%) IT Security Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Management Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Desktop Support
11 3 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) JSP
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) Play Framework
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.04%) CSS
2 1 (1.04%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) Django
2 1 (1.04%) HTML5
2 1 (1.04%) REST
2 1 (1.04%) CSS3
2 1 (1.04%) JSON
2 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (7.29%) PMI
5 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.13%) FMCG
6 3 (3.13%) CESG
7 2 (2.08%) PKI
7 2 (2.08%) Statistics
7 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.17%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) UNIX
2 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (60.42%) ITIL
2 29 (30.21%) Information Security
3 24 (25.00%) Service Management
3 24 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (19.79%) Project Management
6 18 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 16 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 15 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 14 (14.58%) Six Sigma
9 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
10 11 (11.46%) CMMI
10 11 (11.46%) Data Protection
11 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.33%) Security Architecture
13 7 (7.29%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
14 6 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) Java
2 2 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) C#
3 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.04%) REXX
3 1 (1.04%) Scala
3 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
1 20 (20.83%) CISA
1 20 (20.83%) CISSP
2 17 (17.71%) CISM
3 16 (16.67%) Degree
4 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.13%) CGEIT
7 2 (2.08%) GSEC
7 2 (2.08%) CEH
7 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.08%) MCP
7 2 (2.08%) SSCP
7 2 (2.08%) MBA
7 2 (2.08%) GIAC
7 2 (2.08%) GPEN
8 1 (1.04%) CRISC
8 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.13%) COSO
4 2 (2.08%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.08%) QA
4 2 (2.08%) GAMP
5 1 (1.04%) BS7799
5 1 (1.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.04%) GMP
5 1 (1.04%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.04%) SLA
5 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) Nmap
2 2 (2.08%) RACF
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Nessus
2 1 (1.04%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) Remedy
5 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.04%) HP
5 1 (1.04%) Juniper
5 1 (1.04%) BMC
5 1 (1.04%) CA
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