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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 369 357 348
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing COBIT 42 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.39% 2.37% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 33
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £435 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £258
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +84.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1759 1940 1778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.82% 8.44% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1222 1400 1212
Average daily rate £451 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 37
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £64.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +36.58%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +17 11 £513 +2.50% 3
Feltham - 1 £515 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 51 (62.96%) ITIL
2 27 (33.33%) Finance
3 26 (32.10%) Degree
4 25 (30.86%) Information Security
5 22 (27.16%) Risk Management
6 20 (24.69%) Management Information System
6 20 (24.69%) Service Management
6 20 (24.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (24.69%) TOGAF
7 19 (23.46%) Project Management
8 18 (22.22%) CISSP
9 17 (20.99%) Banking
10 15 (18.52%) CISM
11 13 (16.05%) Cyber Security
12 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 12 (14.81%) MS Office
13 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
13 11 (13.58%) Windows
14 10 (12.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (12.35%) CISA
14 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
14 10 (12.35%) Security Architecture
15 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (11.11%) Change Management
15 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
16 8 (9.88%) LAN
16 8 (9.88%) WAN
16 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
16 8 (9.88%) SAP

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (6.17%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Office
2 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) LAN
1 8 (9.88%) WAN
2 6 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (4.94%) Firewall
4 3 (3.70%) VPN
5 2 (2.47%) Intranet
5 2 (2.47%) Internet
5 2 (2.47%) Extranet
6 1 (1.23%) DHCP
6 1 (1.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.23%) DMZ
6 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.23%) Network Security
6 1 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Law
3 8 (9.88%) Legal
4 7 (8.64%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.17%) Retail
6 3 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.70%) German Language
7 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Architect
2 12 (14.81%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Security Architect
3 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Security Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Risk Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (7.41%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.17%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Information Risk Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.70%) Information Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
1 3 (3.70%) Java EE
2 2 (2.47%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.47%) JSP
3 1 (1.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.23%) J2EE
3 1 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) CESG
2 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) FMCG
3 5 (6.17%) PKI
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.94%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.94%) PMI
5 3 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) Solaris
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.96%) ITIL
2 25 (30.86%) Information Security
3 22 (27.16%) Risk Management
4 20 (24.69%) Service Management
4 20 (24.69%) TOGAF
5 19 (23.46%) Project Management
6 13 (16.05%) Cyber Security
7 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
8 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.35%) Security Architecture
9 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (11.11%) Change Management
10 8 (9.88%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (8.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (8.64%) Information Assurance
11 7 (8.64%) ITIL V2
11 7 (8.64%) SABSA
12 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
12 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
13 5 (6.17%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) Java
1 3 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) Degree
2 18 (22.22%) CISSP
3 15 (18.52%) CISM
4 10 (12.35%) CISA
4 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.17%) ISSAP
7 4 (4.94%) CRISC
7 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.70%) CEH
9 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.47%) GCIH
10 1 (1.23%) SSCP
10 1 (1.23%) MBA
10 1 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.23%) GIAC
10 1 (1.23%) GSEC
10 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.70%) GAMP
4 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (2.47%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.47%) COSO
4 2 (2.47%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.23%) SLA
5 1 (1.23%) QA
5 1 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.23%) GMP
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.23%) RACF
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) SAP
3 7 (8.64%) Citrix
4 6 (7.41%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco
5 3 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) Splunk
6 2 (2.47%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.23%) Pega
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Juniper
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec
7 1 (1.23%) McAfee
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