The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 86 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing COBIT 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.50% 2.97% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £513
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -18.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
COBIT
South East

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 Surrey region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
133 101 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.64% 7.93% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 51
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £19.25 £14.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.08% -54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.44 £12.75 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £83.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Staines - 1 £500 -
Weybridge - 1 £500 -
Woking - - - -
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) SAP ESA
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) SABSA
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) OC4J
3 1 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OC4J
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) SAP ESA
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Uniface
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SAP