The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 82 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing COBIT 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.43% 0.99% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.03% 9.52% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £550 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
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
124 147 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.72% 10.40% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 65
Median daily rate £463 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £266 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.98 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) IT Audit
3 4 (36.36%) SAP GRC
3 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) IMAP
3 4 (36.36%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) HFM
4 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Misys
4 3 (27.27%) Hyperion
4 3 (27.27%) Intranet
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (27.27%) Online Banking
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP GRC
2 3 (27.27%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) IMAP
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) Intranet
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Converged Networks
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Auditor
2 4 (36.36%) IT Auditor
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) IT Architect
3 3 (27.27%) IT Security Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) COBIT Auditor
5 1 (9.09%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Governance Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SOX Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Online Banking
2 2 (18.18%) FMCG
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) IT Audit
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) OWASP
6 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISA
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (36.36%) QA
1 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Hyperion
2 3 (27.27%) Misys
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Software AG
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) VMware