The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 25 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.74% - 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.84% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COBIT
England

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
19 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.16% 4.14% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 5
Median daily rate £550 £600 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
4 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 5 (38.46%) CISA
4 5 (38.46%) CISM
4 5 (38.46%) SABSA
5 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) SIEM
7 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
7 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
8 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (7.69%) Service Design
8 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (7.69%) BYOD
8 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (7.69%) Release Management
8 1 (7.69%) BS25999
8 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
8 1 (7.69%) Information Security Governance
8 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Security Architect
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Security Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Service Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Transition Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Transition Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
3 5 (38.46%) SABSA
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
6 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SIEM
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Design
7 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISA
1 5 (38.46%) CISM
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) BS25999
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Wyse