The first table below looks at the demand for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Manchester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 70 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing COBIT 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.097% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.23% 1.64% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £395 £509
% change year-on-year
-12.65% -22.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
65 61 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.28% 5.92% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 21
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £413 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.45 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.55 £23.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.38% -1.38%
COBIT
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COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT.

1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) GIAC
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) CISM
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) FrontRange
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Service Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) CRAMM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CRISC
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) BMC
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy
1 1 (11.11%) FrontRange
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow