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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / South West
Rank 135 134 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 0.71% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £575 £550 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +70.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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
348 422 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.88% 14.37% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 285 268
Median daily rate £388 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +28.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £41.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +5 3 £575 - 2
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) MODAF
2 2 (40.00%) GSEC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) CISMP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) WebEx
2 2 (40.00%) ISO27002
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) SFIA
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) ArchiMate
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (40.00%) IT Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MODAF
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ArchiMate
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) SFIA
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISMP
2 2 (40.00%) GSEC
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft