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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £390 £395
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £32.50
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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
21 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.23% 10.16% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Average daily rate £475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -16.66%

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

COBIT
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management