The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 383 364 382
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Contract jobs citing COBIT 48 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.38% 2.76% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 27
Median daily rate £575 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £313 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2014 2249 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.09% 9.53% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1618 1477
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 21
Median hourly rate £19.23 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £137.50 £112.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +9.31%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 10 £525 +9.09% 7
Feltham - 3 £550 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £575 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 77 (68.14%) ITIL
2 47 (41.59%) Finance
3 35 (30.97%) TOGAF
4 31 (27.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (23.01%) Information Security
6 25 (22.12%) Project Management
7 23 (20.35%) PRINCE2
7 23 (20.35%) ITIL V3
8 22 (19.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (19.47%) Banking
9 20 (17.70%) CISSP
10 18 (15.93%) Zachman Framework
11 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (14.16%) Service Design
13 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
13 15 (13.27%) Service Management
14 14 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 14 (12.39%) PCI DSS
14 14 (12.39%) ITIL V2
15 13 (11.50%) ServiceNow
15 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 13 (11.50%) Risk Assessment
15 13 (11.50%) Degree
16 12 (10.62%) Security Cleared
16 12 (10.62%) Service Delivery
17 11 (9.73%) ITSM
17 11 (9.73%) VMware
17 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
17 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (9.73%) DevOps

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.42%) Apache
1 5 (4.42%) CMS
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.77%) JBoss
3 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Project
2 2 (1.77%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Firewall
2 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.42%) Network Security
3 5 (4.42%) SMTP
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.77%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.77%) DNS
4 2 (1.77%) HTTP
4 2 (1.77%) LAN
4 2 (1.77%) SAN
4 2 (1.77%) WAN
5 1 (0.88%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.77%) DB2
2 2 (1.77%) MySQL
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.77%) Hudson
2 2 (1.77%) Selenium
2 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 47 (41.59%) Finance
2 22 (19.47%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Publishing
4 5 (4.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (34.51%) Architect
2 26 (23.01%) Consultant
3 14 (12.39%) Service Architect
4 11 (9.73%) Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.85%) IT Manager
5 10 (8.85%) Security Architect
5 10 (8.85%) Security Consultant
6 8 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.19%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Governance Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) IT Governance Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) IT Risk Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Management Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) Risk Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.31%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 5 (4.42%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) XML
2 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.54%) .NET
3 4 (3.54%) HTML
3 4 (3.54%) SAML
3 4 (3.54%) WAP
4 3 (2.65%) CSS
4 3 (2.65%) Java EE
5 2 (1.77%) Middleware
5 2 (1.77%) REST
5 2 (1.77%) SOAP
5 2 (1.77%) Web Services
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) CESG
2 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (5.31%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.31%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.42%) User Experience
5 3 (2.65%) FMCG
6 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.77%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.77%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.77%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.88%) BBC
7 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.54%) Linux
3 4 (3.54%) Unix
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (68.14%) ITIL
2 35 (30.97%) TOGAF
3 26 (23.01%) Information Security
4 25 (22.12%) Project Management
5 23 (20.35%) ITIL V3
5 23 (20.35%) PRINCE2
6 22 (19.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (15.93%) Zachman Framework
8 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (14.16%) Service Design
10 15 (13.27%) Service Management
11 14 (12.39%) ITIL V2
12 13 (11.50%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 12 (10.62%) Service Delivery
14 11 (9.73%) DevOps
14 11 (9.73%) ITSM
15 10 (8.85%) IT Governance
15 10 (8.85%) Mentoring
15 10 (8.85%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.54%) Java
3 3 (2.65%) SQL
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (17.70%) CISSP
2 13 (11.50%) Degree
3 12 (10.62%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.08%) CRISC
6 6 (5.31%) CGEIT
6 6 (5.31%) CLAS
7 5 (4.42%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (4.42%) CISA
7 5 (4.42%) CISM
7 5 (4.42%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.77%) CCNA
8 2 (1.77%) CEH
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.77%) PMP
8 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (27.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 14 (12.39%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (7.08%) COSO
5 5 (4.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (4.42%) JSP 440
5 5 (4.42%) QA
6 4 (3.54%) ISO27005
7 2 (1.77%) BS25999
7 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (1.77%) MiFID
7 2 (1.77%) SEPA
7 2 (1.77%) SLA
7 2 (1.77%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.31%) vSphere
4 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.77%) Docker
5 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) RSA Archer
1 6 (5.31%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.77%) Nessus
3 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.77%) Puppet
3 2 (1.77%) Salt
3 2 (1.77%) SCOM
3 2 (1.77%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) ServiceNow
3 11 (9.73%) VMware
4 8 (7.08%) Oracle
5 5 (4.42%) IBM
6 4 (3.54%) BMC
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco
6 4 (3.54%) FrontRange
6 4 (3.54%) HP
6 4 (3.54%) SAP
7 3 (2.65%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.77%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.77%) Citrix
8 2 (1.77%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (1.77%) Mercator
8 2 (1.77%) Qualys
8 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.77%) Splunk
9 1 (0.88%) LogRhythm
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