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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 366 366 361
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing COBIT 45 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.18% 1.94% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 30
Average daily rate £500 £475 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £340 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £660 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
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
2068 2006 2062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.78% 9.63% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1389 1376
Average daily rate £468 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 26
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £45.25 £72.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +43 8 £488 -2.50% 8
Chessington - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £500 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (60.40%) ITIL
2 46 (45.54%) Finance
3 38 (37.62%) CISSP
4 35 (34.65%) CISA
5 34 (33.66%) Information Security
6 32 (31.68%) CISM
7 21 (20.79%) Banking
8 19 (18.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (17.82%) Risk Management
10 16 (15.84%) Firewall
10 16 (15.84%) Legal
11 15 (14.85%) Project Management
11 15 (14.85%) TOGAF
11 15 (14.85%) CRISC
12 14 (13.86%) Retail
13 13 (12.87%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (11.88%) Service Management
15 11 (10.89%) Six Sigma
15 11 (10.89%) COSO
16 10 (9.90%) Network Security
16 10 (9.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 9 (8.91%) ITSM
17 9 (8.91%) Management Information System
17 9 (8.91%) PRINCE2
17 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (8.91%) PCI DSS
17 9 (8.91%) Security Architecture
17 9 (8.91%) ITIL V3
18 8 (7.92%) SANS
18 8 (7.92%) Data Centre

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (1.98%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Project
1 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Relativity
1 6 (5.94%) Symantec eDiscovery
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) PaaS
2 2 (1.98%) IaaS
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.84%) Firewall
2 10 (9.90%) Network Security
3 4 (3.96%) VPN
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.98%) Internet
5 2 (1.98%) NAS
6 1 (0.99%) HTTP
6 1 (0.99%) Intranet
6 1 (0.99%) LAN
6 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.98%) QlikView
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.99%) GIS
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) AppScan
1 1 (0.99%) Burp Suite
General
1 46 (45.54%) Finance
2 21 (20.79%) Banking
3 16 (15.84%) Legal
4 14 (13.86%) Retail
5 8 (7.92%) Financial Institution
6 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.98%) Marketing
9 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Architect
3 15 (14.85%) Consultant
4 13 (12.87%) Project Manager
5 12 (11.88%) Process Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Security Consultant
7 9 (8.91%) IT Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Audit Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) COBIT Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Compliance Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Information Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Risk Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Risk Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Compliance Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) ITIL Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.99%) Ajax
2 1 (0.99%) Middleware
2 1 (0.99%) REST
2 1 (0.99%) RESTful
2 1 (0.99%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.99%) SAML
2 1 (0.99%) SOAP
2 1 (0.99%) WCF
2 1 (0.99%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.93%) CESG
4 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.98%) BYOD
7 2 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.98%) FMCG
7 2 (1.98%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.98%) iPad
8 1 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.99%) Clustering
8 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (60.40%) ITIL
2 34 (33.66%) Information Security
3 18 (17.82%) Risk Management
4 15 (14.85%) Project Management
4 15 (14.85%) TOGAF
5 13 (12.87%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (11.88%) Service Management
7 11 (10.89%) Six Sigma
8 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.91%) ITIL V3
8 9 (8.91%) ITSM
8 9 (8.91%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.91%) Security Architecture
9 8 (7.92%) CMMI
9 8 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (6.93%) Process Improvement
10 7 (6.93%) Security Management
10 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.94%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.98%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) C#
4 1 (0.99%) C++
4 1 (0.99%) Perl
4 1 (0.99%) PHP
4 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (37.62%) CISSP
2 35 (34.65%) CISA
3 32 (31.68%) CISM
4 15 (14.85%) CRISC
5 8 (7.92%) Degree
5 8 (7.92%) SANS
6 7 (6.93%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.97%) CCNP
8 3 (2.97%) GSEC
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.98%) CEH
10 1 (0.99%) APMP
10 1 (0.99%) CCIE
10 1 (0.99%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.99%) ISEB
10 1 (0.99%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.89%) COSO
3 10 (9.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (8.91%) PCI DSS
5 7 (6.93%) QA
6 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (2.97%) ISO27002
8 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.99%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.99%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) EnCase
1 6 (5.94%) FTK
2 1 (0.99%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.99%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Cisco
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) dtSearch
2 6 (5.94%) Nuix
2 6 (5.94%) Recommind
3 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.97%) Juniper
3 3 (2.97%) Palo Alto
3 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.98%) FrontRange
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.99%) BMC
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) LogRhythm
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