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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 84 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.090% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £513
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -18.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
111 80 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.99% 7.23% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 27
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £121 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £400 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £9.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +74.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.46 £9.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £120.50 £10.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 30 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) Capita
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) CRAMM
5 1 (16.67%) QMS
5 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) GIAC
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Validation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) CRAMM
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (16.67%) GAMP
2 1 (16.67%) GMP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Capita