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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 60 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing COBIT 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.78% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.78% 10.13% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
COBIT
Berkshire

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
72 79 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.10% 7.74% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 50
Median daily rate £375 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £308 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £570 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £21.55 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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 25 September 2016, 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