The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 64 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% - 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% - 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £258 £550
% change year-on-year
+69.90% -53.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
84 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.55% 7.78% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 13
Average daily rate £300 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £228 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £498 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £10.30 £9.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £9.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £13.35 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
COBIT
Buckinghamshire

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Telematics
4 1 (20.00%) CMMI
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Process Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) CMMI
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA