The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+23.21% -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 Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.36% 10.67% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate £530 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £375 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £375 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBIT across the Midlands region.

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Midlands region.

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands