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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £396
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.18%
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
105 89 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.28% 6.97% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 32
Average daily rate £439 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £272 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.41% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.91 £14.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £48.70 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 31 August 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 - 5 - - 1
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (8.33%) HFM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) IMAP
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Auditor
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) IT Auditor
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) AIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) webMethods
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Misys
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) SAP