The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 363 332 346
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing COBIT 39 72 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.14% 3.52% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 52
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £395 £500
% change year-on-year
+17.08% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1821 2044 2083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 8.43% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1431 1370
Average daily rate £440 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% -
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 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 51
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.40 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.80% +28.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.59 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £46.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.29%
COBIT
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +24 11 £475 +11.76% 2
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 68 (79.07%) ITIL
2 31 (36.05%) Finance
3 29 (33.72%) Service Management
3 29 (33.72%) PRINCE2
4 22 (25.58%) TOGAF
5 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
6 20 (23.26%) Risk Management
6 20 (23.26%) Project Management
7 17 (19.77%) Six Sigma
7 17 (19.77%) CISSP
7 17 (19.77%) Banking
8 16 (18.60%) Information Security
8 16 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
9 12 (13.95%) CISM
9 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
10 11 (12.79%) CMMI
10 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
10 11 (12.79%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (11.63%) Change Control
12 9 (10.47%) Data Protection
12 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.14%) ITSM
13 7 (8.14%) CISA
13 7 (8.14%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (8.14%) Information Assurance
13 7 (8.14%) IT Governance
13 7 (8.14%) Degree
13 7 (8.14%) Investment Banking
13 7 (8.14%) ITIL V3

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (3.49%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Office
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Firewall
2 4 (4.65%) Network Security
2 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) FWSM
3 1 (1.16%) NAS
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) DHCP
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.16%) Big Data
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (36.05%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.65%) International Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.28%) Consultant
2 9 (10.47%) Analyst
3 8 (9.30%) Architect
3 8 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.14%) Designer
5 6 (6.98%) Information Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Change Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Business Change Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Business Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Service Management Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Process Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Management Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.14%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.65%) Derivative
3 4 (4.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) CMDB
4 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.16%) CESG
4 1 (1.16%) PMI
4 1 (1.16%) NHS
4 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (79.07%) ITIL
2 29 (33.72%) PRINCE2
2 29 (33.72%) Service Management
3 22 (25.58%) TOGAF
4 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
5 20 (23.26%) Project Management
5 20 (23.26%) Risk Management
6 17 (19.77%) Six Sigma
7 16 (18.60%) Information Security
8 11 (12.79%) CMMI
9 10 (11.63%) Change Control
10 9 (10.47%) Data Protection
10 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.14%) ITSM
11 7 (8.14%) ITIL V3
11 7 (8.14%) Information Assurance
11 7 (8.14%) IT Governance
11 7 (8.14%) Cyber Security
12 6 (6.98%) Capacity Management
12 6 (6.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) CISSP
2 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) CISM
4 11 (12.79%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (8.14%) CISA
5 7 (8.14%) Degree
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.65%) CCSP
7 4 (4.65%) CCNP
7 4 (4.65%) CCSE
7 4 (4.65%) ISSAP
7 4 (4.65%) JNCIS
7 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.49%) GIAC
9 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.33%) CGEIT
9 2 (2.33%) CRISC
9 2 (2.33%) CITP
9 2 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.49%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.16%) QA
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.16%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Remedy
2 4 (4.65%) Cisco
2 4 (4.65%) Juniper
2 4 (4.65%) BMC
2 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.33%) HP
4 2 (2.33%) Citrix
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) VMware