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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 63 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing COBIT 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.94% 8.00% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £463 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
68 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.15% 7.67% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 42
Median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £559 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £24.28 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

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 30 August 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