The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
COBIT
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.50% 8.13% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 14
Average daily rate £285 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +8.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

COBIT
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) COSO

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COSO