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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 87 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing COBIT 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.066% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.10% 0.69% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £177
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £456 £438
% change year-on-year
+15.06% +4.28%
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
164 144 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.03% 9.50% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 62 32
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £375 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+331.81% -29.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

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 24 May 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 18 (94.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 12 (63.16%) CISM
2 12 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
4 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (36.84%) Splunk
5 7 (36.84%) SIEM
5 7 (36.84%) Network Security
5 7 (36.84%) PKI
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) Symantec
5 7 (36.84%) Intel Security
5 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Threat Management
6 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) CISA
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (26.32%) Docker
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) Salt
6 5 (26.32%) Microservices

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 7 (36.84%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Hudson
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Head of IT
3 3 (15.79%) Head of IT Security
3 3 (15.79%) Head of Security
3 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Head of IT Operations
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Operations
4 2 (10.53%) Security Management Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) Security Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) PKI
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
3 3 (15.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (36.84%) SIEM
4 7 (36.84%) Threat Management
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) High Availability
5 5 (26.32%) Kanban
5 5 (26.32%) Microservices
5 5 (26.32%) Release Management
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CISM
1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) CISA
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (26.32%) COSO
4 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (5.26%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (5.26%) PMBOK
5 1 (5.26%) QA
5 1 (5.26%) SLA
5 1 (5.26%) SSAE 16
5 1 (5.26%) Val IT
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Intel Security
1 7 (36.84%) Splunk
1 7 (36.84%) Symantec
2 3 (15.79%) Qualys