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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 222 225 208
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing COBIT 16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.22% 1.68% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£413 £440 £850
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -48.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £513
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -18.04%
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
722 594 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.73% 7.14% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 286 259
Average daily rate £369 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 54
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £113.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 6 £375 -42.30% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £400 - 4
Surrey -5 2 £500 -
Hampshire -25 1 £550 +29.41%
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (75.00%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Information Security
3 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 11 (39.29%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (39.29%) Security Architecture
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle
6 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
6 8 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
7 7 (25.00%) Data Security
7 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 6 (21.43%) Project Management
8 6 (21.43%) SAP
8 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) CISSP
9 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security
10 4 (14.29%) SABSA
10 4 (14.29%) Informatics
10 4 (14.29%) Firewall
10 4 (14.29%) CISA
10 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
1 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Security Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Service Design Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Auditor
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) OC4J
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Informatics
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) FMCG
5 1 (3.57%) SCADA
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Information Security
3 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 11 (39.29%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (39.29%) Security Architecture
5 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 8 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 7 (25.00%) Data Security
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security
9 4 (14.29%) SABSA
9 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
10 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.71%) SAP ESA
10 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance
10 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Uniface
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) CISSP
3 4 (14.29%) CISA
4 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) CISM
5 2 (7.14%) PMP
5 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.57%) GCIA
6 1 (3.57%) GCIH
6 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.71%) COSO
4 2 (7.14%) BS15000
5 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Primavera
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
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