The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 67 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.68% 0.57% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.96% 6.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+26.78% -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 Milton Keynes region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
121 62 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.73% 8.77% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 19
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £280 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £343 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

COBIT
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Data Security
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
1 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Primavera
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Retail

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) IT Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Data Security
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
1 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Primavera