The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - 28 34
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.58% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 14.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £650 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £458
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -23.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
COBIT
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.77% 4.07% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate £450 £273 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.13% -14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £151 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £566 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.34 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.24% +3.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford