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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 235 243 219
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing COBIT 26 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.087% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.10% 1.07% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 8
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£463 £345 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £345 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
840 749 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.81% 8.14% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 408 285
Average daily rate £398 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 39
Average hourly rate £18.68 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.04 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 8 £450 -7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £438 -23.91%
Hampshire -4 6 £525 +52.17% 1
Surrey - 4 £475 - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £220 - 1
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (71.79%) ITIL
2 27 (69.23%) Information Security
3 18 (46.15%) PCI DSS
4 15 (38.46%) Information Security Management
4 15 (38.46%) Security Management
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (25.64%) Retail
7 10 (25.64%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
7 10 (25.64%) Cyber Security
8 9 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
9 8 (20.51%) Change Management
10 7 (17.95%) Service Management
10 7 (17.95%) PRINCE
10 7 (17.95%) Linux
10 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.95%) COSO
10 7 (17.95%) Security Architecture
10 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
11 6 (15.38%) Line Management
11 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (15.38%) Degree
11 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) JBoss
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 6 (15.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.56%) HFM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
1 3 (7.69%) VPN
1 3 (7.69%) SSL
1 3 (7.69%) SSH
1 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) IMAP
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Retail
3 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
1 12 (30.77%) Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) Security Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) Zend Framework
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
3 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (7.69%) CMDB
5 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Informatics
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) AIX
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) ITIL
2 27 (69.23%) Information Security
3 15 (38.46%) Information Security Management
3 15 (38.46%) Security Management
4 11 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (25.64%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (25.64%) Cyber Security
6 9 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 8 (20.51%) Change Management
8 7 (17.95%) Service Management
8 7 (17.95%) PRINCE
8 7 (17.95%) Security Architecture
8 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
9 6 (15.38%) Line Management
9 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.82%) Data Security
10 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
10 5 (12.82%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) CISSP
3 3 (7.69%) GCIA
3 3 (7.69%) GCIH
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CISM
5 1 (2.56%) CEH
5 1 (2.56%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (17.95%) COSO
4 1 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (2.56%) SLA
4 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) McAfee
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) webMethods
4 2 (5.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Zend
5 1 (2.56%) Varonis
5 1 (2.56%) Misys
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago