The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 543 551 529
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing COBIT 105 109 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.04% 1.94% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 77
Median daily rate £475 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £384 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5144 5620 5357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.63% 9.67% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 3436 3341
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 237 238
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBIT within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

COBIT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBIT within the UK.

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

COBIT
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 101 £475 -5.00% 43
London -1 56 £450 -18.18% 20
South East +2 18 £563 +18.42% 9
City of London +34 17 £375 -21.05% 3
Berkshire +8 8 - -
East of England +7 7 £500 +8.10% 2
Luton +2 7 £500 +8.10%
Bedfordshire -1 7 £500 +8.10% 1
North West +18 6 £493 -27.03% 3
Manchester -6 6 £493 -27.03% 2
Scotland +8 5 £500 +11.11% 1
Surrey -4 5 £550 +15.78% 6
South West +13 4 £500 +8.10%
West Midlands -29 4 £438 -12.50% 3
Hampshire +12 3 £600 +14.28% 1
Warwickshire -7 3 £450 +12.50%
Reading +15 2 - -
Edinburgh +12 2 - - 1
Swindon +9 2 £475 +2.70%
Wiltshire +9 2 £475 +2.70%
Glasgow +8 2 - -
Uxbridge +3 2 £475 -
Kent - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £600 -
Yorkshire - 2 £488 - 1
Midlands - 2 £750 -
East Midlands -7 1 - - 3
Birmingham -10 1 £400 -30.43%
North East - 1 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £375 -

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for COBIT.

1 128 (51.61%) ITIL
2 100 (40.32%) Information Security
3 96 (38.71%) CISSP
4 90 (36.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 86 (34.68%) Finance
6 71 (28.63%) CISM
7 58 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (22.58%) PCI DSS
9 50 (20.16%) TOGAF
10 49 (19.76%) Project Management
11 48 (19.35%) CISA
12 42 (16.94%) Risk Management
13 38 (15.32%) IT Audit
14 36 (14.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 35 (14.11%) PRINCE2
15 35 (14.11%) Vulnerability Management
16 34 (13.71%) Banking
17 33 (13.31%) Management Information System
18 32 (12.90%) Microsoft
18 32 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
19 29 (11.69%) Windows
20 28 (11.29%) Degree
21 27 (10.89%) SIEM
22 26 (10.48%) ITIL V3
22 26 (10.48%) Security Operations
23 25 (10.08%) Security Cleared
24 24 (9.68%) Network Security
24 24 (9.68%) Cisco
24 24 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
25 23 (9.27%) Service Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.61%) Apache
3 3 (1.21%) CMS
4 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.40%) CICS
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.24%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.23%) MS Office
4 7 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.42%) MS Project
6 2 (0.81%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.21%) HFM
3 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.61%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (1.21%) PaaS
3 3 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.68%) Network Security
2 22 (8.87%) Firewall
3 8 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.82%) VPN
5 6 (2.42%) HTTP
5 6 (2.42%) Internet
5 6 (2.42%) SMTP
5 6 (2.42%) SSH
6 5 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.02%) SSL
7 4 (1.61%) IMAP
7 4 (1.61%) Intranet
7 4 (1.61%) LAN
7 4 (1.61%) WAN
8 3 (1.21%) BGP
8 3 (1.21%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.21%) OSPF
9 2 (0.81%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.21%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.21%) Star Schema
2 2 (0.81%) Big Data
2 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.81%) DB2
2 2 (0.81%) MySQL
2 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.81%) Hudson
2 2 (0.81%) Selenium
2 2 (0.81%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.40%) Maven
3 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
General
1 86 (34.68%) Finance
2 34 (13.71%) Banking
3 14 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.23%) Retail
5 6 (2.42%) Publishing
6 3 (1.21%) Legal
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 2 (0.81%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (24.60%) Architect
2 57 (22.98%) Consultant
3 46 (18.55%) Analyst
4 37 (14.92%) Security Consultant
5 20 (8.06%) Security Architect
6 19 (7.66%) Information Security Consultant
7 18 (7.26%) Security Analyst
8 14 (5.65%) Service Architect
9 11 (4.44%) IT Consultant
9 11 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.03%) Information Analyst
10 10 (4.03%) IT Analyst
10 10 (4.03%) Risk Consultant
10 10 (4.03%) Security Manager
10 10 (4.03%) Security Officer
10 10 (4.03%) Security Specialist
11 9 (3.63%) Governance Consultant
11 9 (3.63%) Information Security Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) IT Manager
11 9 (3.63%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.42%) Middleware
1 6 (2.42%) Web Services
2 5 (2.02%) SAML
2 5 (2.02%) WAP
2 5 (2.02%) XML
3 4 (1.61%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.61%) HTML
4 3 (1.21%) CSS
5 2 (0.81%) REST
5 2 (0.81%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) .NET
6 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.40%) J2EE
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.31%) Management Information System
2 23 (9.27%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.66%) PKI
5 13 (5.24%) CESG
6 11 (4.44%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.23%) CMDB
7 8 (3.23%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.42%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.61%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.61%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.21%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.21%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.69%) Windows
2 23 (9.27%) Unix
3 14 (5.65%) Linux
4 6 (2.42%) AIX
4 6 (2.42%) Solaris
5 3 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (51.61%) ITIL
2 100 (40.32%) Information Security
3 58 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (20.16%) TOGAF
5 49 (19.76%) Project Management
6 42 (16.94%) Risk Management
7 38 (15.32%) IT Audit
8 35 (14.11%) PRINCE2
8 35 (14.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 32 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
10 27 (10.89%) SIEM
11 26 (10.48%) ITIL V3
11 26 (10.48%) Security Operations
12 24 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
13 23 (9.27%) Service Management
14 22 (8.87%) SDLC
15 20 (8.06%) ITSM
15 20 (8.06%) Service Design
16 19 (7.66%) OWASP
16 19 (7.66%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.61%) SQL
3 3 (1.21%) Java
4 2 (0.81%) C#
5 1 (0.40%) C++
5 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (38.71%) CISSP
2 71 (28.63%) CISM
3 48 (19.35%) CISA
4 28 (11.29%) Degree
5 25 (10.08%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.45%) CRISC
7 15 (6.05%) CompTIA Security+
7 15 (6.05%) SC Cleared
7 15 (6.05%) Security+ Certification
8 9 (3.63%) CGEIT
9 8 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.23%) GSEC
9 8 (3.23%) ISEB
10 6 (2.42%) GCIA
10 6 (2.42%) GCIH
10 6 (2.42%) PMI Certification
11 5 (2.02%) CEH
12 4 (1.61%) CCSP
12 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (36.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (22.58%) PCI DSS
3 36 (14.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 13 (5.24%) COSO
6 10 (4.03%) QA
7 5 (2.02%) Basel III
7 5 (2.02%) ISO27005
7 5 (2.02%) SAS 70
8 4 (1.61%) SLA
9 3 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (1.21%) ISO22301
9 3 (1.21%) ISO27002
9 3 (1.21%) JSP 440
9 3 (1.21%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.81%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.81%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.81%) SEPA
11 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.40%) FISMA
System Software
1 17 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.81%) Docker
4 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.81%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) IAG
5 1 (0.40%) RACF
5 1 (0.40%) Snort
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.42%) RSA Archer
3 3 (1.21%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.81%) Nessus
4 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.81%) Puppet
4 2 (0.81%) Salt
4 2 (0.81%) SCCM
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.40%) EnCase
5 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.40%) FTK
5 1 (0.40%) Nmap
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.68%) Cisco
3 22 (8.87%) ServiceNow
4 15 (6.05%) Intel Security
4 15 (6.05%) Splunk
5 12 (4.84%) Symantec
6 11 (4.44%) Qualys
7 10 (4.03%) VMware
8 8 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.42%) SAP
10 4 (1.61%) HP
10 4 (1.61%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.21%) BMC
11 3 (1.21%) FireEye
11 3 (1.21%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.21%) Misys
11 3 (1.21%) NetWitness
11 3 (1.21%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.21%) Remedy
11 3 (1.21%) Sourcefire
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