The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 77 69
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.00% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £510 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
71 100 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.14% 10.58% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 57
Median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Reading

COBIT
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 2 (100.00%) Remediation Plan

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOX Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOX Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Testing Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 2 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley