The first table below looks at the demand for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 24 July 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 North West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 119 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing COBIT 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.10% 2.52% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£513 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £395 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
183 159 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.00% 5.97% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 73 93
Average daily rate £371 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £20.60 £47.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.89%
COBIT
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COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (28.57%) Banking
4 6 (28.57%) CISSP
4 6 (28.57%) CISM
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) GIAC
5 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) CRISC
5 5 (23.81%) CRAMM
6 4 (19.05%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (9.52%) C
8 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.76%) ITSM
9 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Service Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
4 5 (23.81%) Service Management
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) CRAMM
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
5 4 (19.05%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.76%) ITSM
8 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP
1 6 (28.57%) CISM
2 5 (23.81%) GIAC
2 5 (23.81%) CRISC
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) BMC
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy
1 1 (4.76%) HP
1 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
1 1 (4.76%) FrontRange
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