The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 94 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.31% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.19% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £258 £550
% change year-on-year
+69.90% -53.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
137 76 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.18% 5.92% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 31 64
Average daily rate £363 £363 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.72% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.55 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.95 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
COBIT
South East

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Automotive
6 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree