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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 101 105 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing COBIT 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.054% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.84% 0.57% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £493 £675 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.03% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £675 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £675 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
COBIT
North West

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
124 175 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.92% 9.37% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 89 74
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +56.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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 25 September 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 16 (84.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (78.95%) CISSP
2 15 (78.95%) CISM
2 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
3 14 (73.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (63.16%) PKI
5 12 (63.16%) Network Security
5 12 (63.16%) Splunk
5 12 (63.16%) SIEM
5 12 (63.16%) Threat Management
5 12 (63.16%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (63.16%) Unix
5 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 12 (63.16%) Symantec
5 12 (63.16%) Intel Security
5 12 (63.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
7 9 (47.37%) Information Security
8 8 (42.11%) Qualys
9 7 (36.84%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (21.05%) Planning and Forecasting
10 4 (21.05%) Compliance Management
10 4 (21.05%) Security Management
11 3 (15.79%) ITIL
11 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
12 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
12 2 (10.53%) Project Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Network Security
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Consultant
1 12 (63.16%) Security Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) CISSP Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Security Management Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Auditor
6 1 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) COBIT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Auditor
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Risk Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) PKI
2 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Unix
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (63.16%) SIEM
3 12 (63.16%) Threat Management
3 12 (63.16%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (47.37%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Compliance Management
5 4 (21.05%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (21.05%) Security Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) IT Audit
8 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
8 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Governance
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) CISM
1 15 (78.95%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) COSO
4 1 (5.26%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (5.26%) PMBOK
4 1 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (5.26%) SSAE 16
4 1 (5.26%) Val IT
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Intel Security
1 12 (63.16%) Splunk
1 12 (63.16%) Symantec
2 8 (42.11%) Qualys