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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 96 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing COBIT 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.71% 1.89% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £406 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.22% -9.83%
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
140 159 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.58% 11.63% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 74 83
Average daily rate £453 £431 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.92% +18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £15.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Weybridge -2 2 - -
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (52.94%) Retail
3 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (47.06%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
4 7 (41.18%) FMCG
4 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
5 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (29.41%) IT Governance
6 5 (29.41%) CISSP
6 5 (29.41%) Intranet
6 5 (29.41%) Internet
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) SOA
7 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) CISA
8 3 (17.65%) CISM
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) Web 2.0
8 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) CCNA
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (17.65%) JBoss
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
1 5 (29.41%) Intranet
1 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (17.65%) Converged Networks
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Information Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Office Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) FMCG
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
3 3 (17.65%) Web 2.0
4 1 (5.88%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) AIX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (47.06%) Information Security
4 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
5 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (29.41%) IT Governance
7 4 (23.53%) SOA
8 3 (17.65%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (17.65%) ERP
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
9 2 (11.76%) Change Control
9 2 (11.76%) Coaching
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) CISA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CISM
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix