The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 250 252 240
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing COBIT 17 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.87% 2.30% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 7
Median daily rate £475 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COBIT
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
908 1000 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.36% 10.22% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 557 469
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 57 39
Median hourly rate £35.75 £21.55 £16.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.89% +28.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £105.10 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +27.02%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the South East region.

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 6 £475 -
Berkshire +8 5 - - 1
Hampshire +2 5 £475 -9.52% 1
Surrey -7 1 - - 3
West Sussex - 1 £575 -
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 34 (72.34%) ITIL
2 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (40.43%) Information Security
3 19 (40.43%) CISSP
4 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
5 15 (31.91%) Finance
6 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (27.66%) TOGAF
7 13 (27.66%) CISM
7 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (25.53%) Windows
9 11 (23.40%) CISA
9 11 (23.40%) Degree
10 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
11 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (19.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (19.15%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (19.15%) OWASP
12 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (17.02%) IT Audit
12 8 (17.02%) Service Management
12 8 (17.02%) Project Management
12 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
13 7 (14.89%) Intranet
13 7 (14.89%) Internet
13 7 (14.89%) Firewall
13 7 (14.89%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (14.89%) Regulatory Compliance
13 7 (14.89%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (14.89%) SDLC

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) JBoss
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Project
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 7 (14.89%) Internet
2 7 (14.89%) Intranet
3 4 (8.51%) HTTP
3 4 (8.51%) SSH
3 4 (8.51%) SSL
3 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) Converged Networks
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Architect
1 12 (25.53%) Consultant
2 10 (21.28%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Security Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) Head of Information
4 8 (17.02%) Head of Information Systems
4 8 (17.02%) Head of Strategy
4 8 (17.02%) Information Security Consultant
5 7 (14.89%) Security Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Chief Technology Officer
7 3 (6.38%) Compliance Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Information Governance Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security Risk Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) IT Architect
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Process Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) FMCG
3 4 (8.51%) PKI
3 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.38%) CESG
5 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) AIX
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) ITIL
2 19 (40.43%) Information Security
3 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.66%) TOGAF
4 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (19.15%) OWASP
5 9 (19.15%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (17.02%) IT Audit
6 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
6 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 8 (17.02%) Service Management
7 7 (14.89%) Regulatory Compliance
7 7 (14.89%) SDLC
8 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (12.77%) Security Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
10 4 (8.51%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) CISSP
2 13 (27.66%) CISM
3 11 (23.40%) CISA
3 11 (23.40%) Degree
4 7 (14.89%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (14.89%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (6.38%) GCIA
5 3 (6.38%) GCIH
6 2 (4.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (4.26%) CCSP
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CITP
6 2 (4.26%) MBA
6 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.13%) CLAS
7 1 (2.13%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (8.51%) COSO
4 4 (8.51%) SAS 70
5 2 (4.26%) ISO22301
6 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco
2 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
3 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.26%) NetWitness
3 2 (4.26%) Qualys
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Software AG
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
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