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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 362 345 321
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs citing COBIT 50 44 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.43% 2.50% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 87
Average daily rate £500 £490 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £416 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £662 £825
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £258 £550
% change year-on-year
+69.90% -53.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2056 1759 2309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.50% 8.14% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1192 1493
Average daily rate £450 £465 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 67
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.32 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +24.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.49 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £135.00 £31.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 18 £475 -3.06% 2
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 75 (82.42%) ITIL
2 37 (40.66%) TOGAF
3 28 (30.77%) Service Management
4 27 (29.67%) Finance
5 21 (23.08%) CMMI
6 20 (21.98%) Service Delivery
7 18 (19.78%) Information Security
7 18 (19.78%) PRINCE2
7 18 (19.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (18.68%) Risk Management
9 16 (17.58%) Project Management
10 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
11 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 14 (15.38%) Six Sigma
12 13 (14.29%) Change Management
12 13 (14.29%) Banking
13 11 (12.09%) CISA
13 11 (12.09%) CISM
13 11 (12.09%) CISSP
14 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (9.89%) ITIL V3
15 9 (9.89%) ITSM
16 8 (8.79%) Citrix
16 8 (8.79%) PRINCE
16 8 (8.79%) Investment Banking
16 8 (8.79%) Data Protection
17 7 (7.69%) Supplier Management
17 7 (7.69%) IT Governance
17 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 7 (7.69%) SAN

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) SAN
2 5 (5.49%) Wireless
2 5 (5.49%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.30%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
3 3 (3.30%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.20%) LDAP
4 2 (2.20%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) VPN
5 1 (1.10%) DHCP
5 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.10%) X.509
5 1 (1.10%) DMZ
5 1 (1.10%) NAS
5 1 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (2.20%) DB2
3 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.10%) Law
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Consultant
2 17 (18.68%) Architect
3 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (8.79%) Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Team Leader
6 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Management Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Information Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Process Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Service Management Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Process Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (3.30%) IT Auditor
8 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) WSDL
1 3 (3.30%) SOAP
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
1 3 (3.30%) XML
2 2 (2.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.49%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (5.49%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.40%) Derivative
2 4 (4.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (3.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.10%) PMI
4 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.10%) CESG
4 1 (1.10%) Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) PKI
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.10%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) UNIX
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (82.42%) ITIL
2 37 (40.66%) TOGAF
3 28 (30.77%) Service Management
4 21 (23.08%) CMMI
5 20 (21.98%) Service Delivery
6 18 (19.78%) Information Security
6 18 (19.78%) PRINCE2
7 17 (18.68%) Risk Management
8 16 (17.58%) Project Management
9 14 (15.38%) Six Sigma
10 13 (14.29%) Change Management
11 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (9.89%) ITIL V3
12 9 (9.89%) ITSM
13 8 (8.79%) PRINCE
13 8 (8.79%) Data Protection
14 7 (7.69%) Supplier Management
14 7 (7.69%) IT Governance
14 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) C
2 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.09%) CISA
3 11 (12.09%) CISM
3 11 (12.09%) CISSP
4 5 (5.49%) Degree
5 4 (4.40%) CCNA
5 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.30%) MCSE
7 2 (2.20%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) CITP
7 2 (2.20%) ISSAP
7 2 (2.20%) GIAC
7 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.10%) ACCA
8 1 (1.10%) PMP
8 1 (1.10%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.49%) HL7
3 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (1.10%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Citrix
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Remedy
3 4 (4.40%) BMC
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) HP
5 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) CA
6 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.10%) Splunk
6 1 (1.10%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.10%) LogLogic
6 1 (1.10%) LogRhythm
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 4 days ago