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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 228 236 248
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing COBIT 11 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.44% 4.12% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
Median daily rate £500 £510 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £453 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £510 £431
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
764 922 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.86% 9.72% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 467 530
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 73
Median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £16.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Surrey +1 6 £500 -
Berkshire +6 3 £550 +12.82%
West Sussex - 1 £425 - 1
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 15 (51.72%) CISSP
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) CISM
5 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (31.03%) IT Audit
6 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
6 8 (27.59%) Information Security
7 7 (24.14%) CISA
7 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
8 6 (20.69%) SDLC
8 6 (20.69%) eTOM
8 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (20.69%) OWASP
8 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.69%) Service Management
8 6 (20.69%) ITSM
8 6 (20.69%) Security+ Certification
8 6 (20.69%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (17.24%) Service Design
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
10 4 (13.79%) Patch Management

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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Project
2 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP GRC
2 3 (10.34%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
1 4 (13.79%) IMAP
1 4 (13.79%) SSH
1 4 (13.79%) SSL
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Star Schema
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Auditor
5 4 (13.79%) IT Auditor
6 3 (10.34%) Cloud Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Compliance Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Governance Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Information Governance Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) COBIT Auditor
7 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) SOX Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) CESG
3 4 (13.79%) PKI
4 3 (10.34%) Online Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) AIX
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) IT Audit
2 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (27.59%) Information Security
4 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.69%) eTOM
5 6 (20.69%) ITSM
5 6 (20.69%) OWASP
5 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) SDLC
5 6 (20.69%) Service Management
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Service Design
7 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Document Management
7 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
7 4 (13.79%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) CISSP
2 11 (37.93%) CISM
3 7 (24.14%) CISA
3 7 (24.14%) Degree
4 6 (20.69%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (20.69%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (13.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (13.79%) CCSP
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.79%) GCIA
5 4 (13.79%) GCIH
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
3 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (13.79%) COSO
4 4 (13.79%) QA
4 4 (13.79%) SAS 70
5 3 (10.34%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Hyperion
3 3 (10.34%) Misys
4 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.90%) NetWitness
4 2 (6.90%) Qualys
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow