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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 91 - 99
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% - 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.26% - 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £520 £431
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.00
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
124 189 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.54% 9.63% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 99 66
Median daily rate £410 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.87% +43.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 13 (86.67%) Information Security
1 13 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (80.00%) CISSP
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (46.67%) CISMP
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (46.67%) WebEx
3 7 (46.67%) ISO27002
3 7 (46.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (33.33%) CISM
6 3 (20.00%) Symantec
6 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
6 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Security Management
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) Threat 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:

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
1 7 (46.67%) WebEx
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Consultant
1 12 (80.00%) Security Consultant
2 7 (46.67%) IT Consultant
2 7 (46.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Security Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Auditor
5 1 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) COBIT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Auditor
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (20.00%) Threat Management
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) IT Audit
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) CISMP
3 5 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (46.67%) ISO27002
3 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (6.67%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (6.67%) SSAE 16
4 1 (6.67%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (20.00%) Qualys
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec