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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 241 234 244
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing COBIT 29 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.60% 1.77% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 2
Median daily rate £525 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £453 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £517 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
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
805 905 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.83% 9.84% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 496 414
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 36 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +0.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.07 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £700 +60.00%
Hampshire +5 7 £575 -
Surrey -12 7 £525 +10.52% 1
Berkshire -5 2 £326 - 1
Kent - 2 £475 -
Middlesex -8 1 £525 -0.56%
West Sussex - 1 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 40 (86.96%) ITIL
2 20 (43.48%) TOGAF
3 16 (34.78%) Information Security
4 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
4 14 (30.43%) Windows
5 13 (28.26%) CISSP
5 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 12 (26.09%) Finance
7 9 (19.57%) Firewall
7 9 (19.57%) Intranet
7 9 (19.57%) Internet
7 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (17.39%) Security Architecture
8 8 (17.39%) Degree
8 8 (17.39%) Retail
8 8 (17.39%) Service Management
8 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
9 7 (15.22%) CISA
9 7 (15.22%) CISM
9 7 (15.22%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.04%) FMCG
11 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
11 5 (10.87%) IT Governance
11 5 (10.87%) PRINCE
11 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery

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 2 (4.35%) JBoss
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) Internet
2 9 (19.57%) Intranet
3 3 (6.52%) HTTP
3 3 (6.52%) SSH
3 3 (6.52%) SSL
3 3 (6.52%) VPN
4 2 (4.35%) Converged Networks
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Security Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Head of Information
3 8 (17.39%) Head of Information Systems
3 8 (17.39%) Head of Strategy
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Chief Technology Officer
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Management Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Process Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Information Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) IT Architect
8 3 (6.52%) IT Security Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) FMCG
3 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.52%) PKI
6 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.35%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (4.35%) Web 2.0
7 1 (2.17%) CESG
7 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (2.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) AIX
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Solaris
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) ITIL
2 20 (43.48%) TOGAF
3 16 (34.78%) Information Security
4 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 8 (17.39%) Security Architecture
6 8 (17.39%) Service Management
7 7 (15.22%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
9 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.87%) IT Governance
9 5 (10.87%) PRINCE
9 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (8.70%) Process Management
10 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.70%) Security Management
10 4 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) CISSP
2 8 (17.39%) Degree
3 7 (15.22%) CISA
3 7 (15.22%) CISM
4 2 (4.35%) CITP
4 2 (4.35%) GCIA
4 2 (4.35%) GCIH
4 2 (4.35%) MBA
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CLAS
5 1 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.17%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
2 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.52%) COSO
3 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (6.52%) SAS 70
4 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.17%) ISO22301
4 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco
2 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) NetWitness
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Software AG
4 1 (2.17%) Splunk
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