The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 87 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.85% 5.06% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
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£500 £300 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -24.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+26.78% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
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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
78 79 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.38% 7.14% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 34 32
Average daily rate £330 £330 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £199 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £456 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.70 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £22.60 £68.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) CISSP
3 9 (69.23%) CISM
3 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (61.54%) Banking
5 6 (46.15%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) CRAMM
5 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (46.15%) GIAC
5 6 (46.15%) CRISC
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
8 3 (23.08%) C
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) IBM
9 2 (15.38%) Advertising
9 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
9 2 (15.38%) Capita
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.69%) Retail

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) IT Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) CRAMM
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISSP
1 9 (69.23%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) GIAC
2 6 (46.15%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Capita
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