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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 246 220 229
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing COBIT 18 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.20% 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.12% 2.75% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 1
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£431 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+23.21% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
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
851 618 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.53% 7.29% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 297 335
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 26 69
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £12.05 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 +10 7 £375 -42.30% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 6 £438 +41.12% 1
Surrey -5 3 £550 +57.14% 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 19 (63.33%) Information Security
3 12 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (36.67%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (36.67%) Security Architecture
5 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
7 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
8 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
8 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (23.33%) Data Security
8 7 (23.33%) Firewall
8 7 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) Project Management
9 6 (20.00%) Information Security Management
9 6 (20.00%) Security Management
9 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (16.67%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security
11 4 (13.33%) SABSA
11 4 (13.33%) IT Governance
11 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
11 4 (13.33%) Zachman Framework

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Information Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (6.67%) IT Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Informatics
4 1 (3.33%) SCADA
4 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 19 (63.33%) Information Security
3 12 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (36.67%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (36.67%) Security Architecture
5 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
7 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (23.33%) Data Security
8 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) Information Security Management
8 6 (20.00%) Security Management
9 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security
9 4 (13.33%) SABSA
9 4 (13.33%) IT Governance
9 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
9 4 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) CCNP
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CCSE
3 2 (6.67%) PMP
3 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCA
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) CISA
3 2 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) BS15000
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (3.33%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Primavera
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
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