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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 90 94 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing COBIT 12 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.062% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.50% 0.65% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £500 - £513
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
160 155 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.67% 9.62% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 86 41
Median daily rate £394 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.45% +24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 27 July 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 19 (90.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (61.90%) PCI DSS
2 13 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (61.90%) CISSP
2 13 (61.90%) CISM
3 12 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (57.14%) Symantec
3 12 (57.14%) Intel Security
3 12 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (57.14%) Unix
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (57.14%) Splunk
3 12 (57.14%) SIEM
3 12 (57.14%) PKI
3 12 (57.14%) Network Security
3 12 (57.14%) Threat Management
4 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
5 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) Qualys
7 6 (28.57%) Information Security
8 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
8 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (23.81%) Docker

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 (57.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Hudson
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Security Management Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Coach
6 1 (4.76%) COBIT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) PKI
2 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
3 5 (23.81%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Unix
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (57.14%) SIEM
2 12 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (57.14%) Threat Management
2 12 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) High Availability
5 5 (23.81%) Kanban
5 5 (23.81%) Microservices
5 5 (23.81%) Release Management
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (14.29%) Security Management
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CISM
1 13 (61.90%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (90.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (61.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.76%) COSO
4 1 (4.76%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (4.76%) PMBOK
4 1 (4.76%) QA
4 1 (4.76%) SLA
4 1 (4.76%) SSAE 16
4 1 (4.76%) Val IT
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Docker
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Intel Security
1 12 (57.14%) Splunk
1 12 (57.14%) Symantec
2 7 (33.33%) Qualys