The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 144 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.092% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £435
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -19.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
294 192 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.01% 8.07% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 125 97
Average daily rate £400 £373 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £505 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £21.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.41% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.50 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.53 £20.64
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.25%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBIT across the South West region.

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in the South West

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the South West region.

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Wiltshire - 3 £450 -
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) BS15000
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) SOA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) OLTP
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
1 1 (12.50%) GCC
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Management Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Auditor
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Auditor
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSD
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) BPEL
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) BS15000
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia
1 1 (12.50%) Lotus
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
1 1 (12.50%) F5