The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing COBIT 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.50% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.50% 5.70% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £575 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
109 158 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.06% 8.76% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 71 78
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £277 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +119.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBIT across the Manchester region.

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (60.00%) WebEx
3 9 (60.00%) ISO27002
3 9 (60.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (60.00%) CISMP
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (33.33%) CISM
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) CISA
6 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Consultant
1 11 (73.33%) Security Consultant
2 9 (60.00%) IT Consultant
2 9 (60.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Designer
4 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (20.00%) IT Risk Manager
4 3 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 9 (60.00%) CISMP
3 5 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (60.00%) ISO27002
3 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft