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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 349 383 363
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Contract jobs citing COBIT 66 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.43% 2.24% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 44
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£481 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £456 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £396 £395
% change year-on-year
+29.33% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £32.50
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
1924 2095 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.85% 8.34% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1449 1493
Average daily rate £438 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £67.00 £50.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 September 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 September 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 +27 20 £450 -5.26% 12
Canary Wharf +17 1 £525 +75.00%
Uxbridge - - - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 83 (72.17%) ITIL
2 41 (35.65%) Finance
3 36 (31.30%) Service Management
4 32 (27.83%) PRINCE2
5 27 (23.48%) Project Management
5 27 (23.48%) TOGAF
6 26 (22.61%) Information Security
7 25 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 24 (20.87%) Service Delivery
8 24 (20.87%) CISSP
9 23 (20.00%) Six Sigma
9 23 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 23 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (17.39%) Banking
11 18 (15.65%) CISM
12 17 (14.78%) CISA
12 17 (14.78%) Information Assurance
12 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
12 17 (14.78%) Data Protection
12 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.17%) Degree
13 14 (12.17%) CMMI
14 13 (11.30%) Management Information System
14 13 (11.30%) Data Protection Act
15 12 (10.43%) Change Control
16 11 (9.57%) Internet
16 11 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
17 10 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.87%) SAS
3 1 (0.87%) CICS
3 1 (0.87%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.22%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) SaaS
1 3 (2.61%) IaaS
2 2 (1.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) Internet
2 10 (8.70%) Network Security
3 7 (6.09%) Firewall
4 4 (3.48%) FWSM
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.87%) TACACS
6 1 (0.87%) LAN
6 1 (0.87%) WLAN
6 1 (0.87%) SMTP
6 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.61%) DB2
2 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.87%) RequisitePro
General
1 41 (35.65%) Finance
2 20 (17.39%) Banking
3 10 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.35%) International Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Retail
6 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Law
8 1 (0.87%) Billing
8 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (21.74%) Consultant
2 19 (16.52%) Designer
3 11 (9.57%) Analyst
4 10 (8.70%) Architect
4 10 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (6.09%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (6.09%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.22%) Management Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Process Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Change Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Business Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Service Management Consultant
9 4 (3.48%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Senior Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) HTML
1 1 (0.87%) CSS
1 1 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (0.87%) Ajax
1 1 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (0.87%) JSON
1 1 (0.87%) Django
1 1 (0.87%) HTML5
1 1 (0.87%) REST
1 1 (0.87%) CSS3
1 1 (0.87%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.30%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (11.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) PMI
4 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Statistics
5 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) CMDB
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Windows
1 5 (4.35%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (72.17%) ITIL
2 36 (31.30%) Service Management
3 32 (27.83%) PRINCE2
4 27 (23.48%) Project Management
4 27 (23.48%) TOGAF
5 26 (22.61%) Information Security
6 24 (20.87%) Service Delivery
7 23 (20.00%) Six Sigma
7 23 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (14.78%) Data Protection
9 17 (14.78%) Information Assurance
10 14 (12.17%) CMMI
11 12 (10.43%) Change Control
12 10 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.83%) ITIL V3
14 8 (6.96%) Risk Assessment
15 7 (6.09%) Cyber Security
15 7 (6.09%) Incident Management
16 6 (5.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.74%) Java
1 2 (1.74%) PHP
1 2 (1.74%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) Python
2 1 (0.87%) REXX
2 1 (0.87%) Ruby
2 1 (0.87%) Scala
2 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.87%) CISSP
3 18 (15.65%) CISM
4 17 (14.78%) CISA
4 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
5 14 (12.17%) Degree
6 11 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.22%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.48%) CCSP
9 4 (3.48%) CCNP
9 4 (3.48%) PMI Certification
9 4 (3.48%) CCSE
9 4 (3.48%) JNCIS
9 4 (3.48%) CGEIT
10 2 (1.74%) CRISC
10 2 (1.74%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.74%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.74%) MBA
10 2 (1.74%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.87%) COSO
4 1 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) QA
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Nmap
3 1 (0.87%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Nessus
2 1 (0.87%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (5.22%) Cisco
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.48%) Juniper
3 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.74%) Remedy
4 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.74%) SAP
4 2 (1.74%) HP
5 1 (0.87%) BMC
5 1 (0.87%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.87%) IBM
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