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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 249 223 253
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Contract jobs citing COBIT 11 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.14% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.30% 1.99% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
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£563 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £310 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £386 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £338 £395
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.55%
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
846 603 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.73% 7.14% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 282 360
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 £203 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 28 77
Average hourly rate £17.29 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £10.90 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.60 £42.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £598 +92.74% 1
Berkshire +10 3 £375 - 5
Surrey -6 2 £550 +57.14%
Hampshire -17 1 £575 +30.68% 2
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13 (65.00%) Information Security
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (30.00%) Information Security Management
6 6 (30.00%) Security Management
6 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (15.00%) Primavera
9 3 (15.00%) CCSE
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) IBM
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (15.00%) CCNP
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Network Security
9 3 (15.00%) Data Protection

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Informatics
4 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Information Security
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security Management
4 6 (30.00%) Security Management
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (15.00%) SABSA
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
8 2 (10.00%) SAP ESA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNP
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.00%) CCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CISA
2 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) CCA
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) COSO
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Primavera
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
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Rate: 300-500 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago