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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK
Rank 534 491 526
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +35
Contract jobs citing COBIT 63 131 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.45% 2.54% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 42
Median daily rate £475 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £389 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £510 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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
4357 5165 4750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.73% 10.17% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2826 3175 2931
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 203 181
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -37 62 £475 -7.31% 29
London -16 29 £475 -7.31% 17
North West +32 15 £500 -21.56% 3
Manchester +27 11 £575 -20.68% 3
South East -11 6 £450 -15.88% 2
East Midlands - 5 £575 -
Derbyshire - 5 £575 -
Derby - 5 £575 -
Cheshire +23 3 £350 -48.14%
Surrey +6 3 £450 -17.43% 1
South West +6 2 £405 -26.36% 3
Wiltshire +5 2 £405 -26.36%
West Midlands -8 2 £525 -52.27%
City of London -10 2 £575 +21.05% 3
Knutsford - 2 £350 -
Hampshire +6 1 £550 -
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
Swindon +5 1 £400 -27.27%
Warwickshire -1 1 £675 -
East of England -17 1 - - 3
Suffolk - 1 - -
North East - 1 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £550 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £410 -
Bromley - 1 £650 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 - 1

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 73 (46.50%) ITIL
2 66 (42.04%) Information Security
3 61 (38.85%) CISSP
4 52 (33.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (26.75%) Finance
6 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
7 39 (24.84%) CISM
8 34 (21.66%) Risk Management
8 34 (21.66%) TOGAF
9 32 (20.38%) MS Excel
10 29 (18.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 29 (18.47%) CISA
11 28 (17.83%) Cisco
12 26 (16.56%) Project Management
12 26 (16.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (16.56%) PCI DSS
13 25 (15.92%) Firewall
14 24 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (14.65%) Banking
15 23 (14.65%) Service Management
16 20 (12.74%) CMMI
17 18 (11.46%) ITSM
17 18 (11.46%) MS Visio
18 17 (10.83%) SharePoint
18 17 (10.83%) PRINCE2
18 17 (10.83%) Fixed Income
18 17 (10.83%) Security Cleared
18 17 (10.83%) IT Audit
19 16 (10.19%) Process Improvement
19 16 (10.19%) SDLC

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 17 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.64%) Apache
4 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.46%) MS Visio
3 15 (9.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (7.01%) MS Office
5 2 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.91%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.55%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (1.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.92%) Firewall
2 12 (7.64%) Network Security
3 9 (5.73%) WebEx
4 8 (5.10%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (2.55%) IMAP
5 4 (2.55%) Internet
5 4 (2.55%) SSH
5 4 (2.55%) VPN
6 3 (1.91%) BGP
6 3 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.91%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.91%) LAN
6 3 (1.91%) OSPF
6 3 (1.91%) WAN
7 2 (1.27%) 802.11
7 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.27%) HTTP
7 2 (1.27%) MPLS
7 2 (1.27%) SSL
7 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.91%) Star Schema
2 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.27%) DB2
2 2 (1.27%) MySQL
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (26.75%) Finance
2 23 (14.65%) Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.18%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (24.84%) Architect
2 31 (19.75%) Consultant
3 29 (18.47%) Analyst
4 16 (10.19%) Security Consultant
5 15 (9.55%) IT Consultant
6 11 (7.01%) Security Analyst
6 11 (7.01%) Security Architect
7 10 (6.37%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.73%) IT Manager
8 9 (5.73%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (5.73%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.73%) Risk Manager
9 8 (5.10%) Security Officer
10 7 (4.46%) Auditor
10 7 (4.46%) IT Auditor
10 7 (4.46%) Project Facilitator
10 7 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.82%) IT Analyst
11 6 (3.82%) IT Risk Manager
11 6 (3.82%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.28%) Web Services
2 2 (1.27%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.27%) Java EE
2 2 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Fixed Income
2 15 (9.55%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.01%) e-Learning
4 10 (6.37%) Equities
5 8 (5.10%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.46%) CESG
6 7 (4.46%) CMDB
7 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.82%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.18%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (3.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (3.18%) PKI
9 4 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.55%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.55%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.91%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.91%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.91%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.37%) Linux
1 10 (6.37%) Windows
2 9 (5.73%) Unix
3 2 (1.27%) AIX
3 2 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.50%) ITIL
2 66 (42.04%) Information Security
3 34 (21.66%) Risk Management
3 34 (21.66%) TOGAF
4 26 (16.56%) Project Management
4 26 (16.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (14.65%) Service Management
7 20 (12.74%) CMMI
8 18 (11.46%) ITSM
9 17 (10.83%) IT Audit
9 17 (10.83%) PRINCE2
10 16 (10.19%) Process Improvement
10 16 (10.19%) SDLC
11 15 (9.55%) Security Operations
12 14 (8.92%) Coaching
12 14 (8.92%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (8.92%) SIEM
13 13 (8.28%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (8.28%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.27%) SQL
2 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (38.85%) CISSP
2 39 (24.84%) CISM
3 29 (18.47%) CISA
4 17 (10.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.37%) CRISC
5 10 (6.37%) Degree
6 9 (5.73%) CISMP
6 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (5.10%) GSEC
7 8 (5.10%) ISEB
8 5 (3.18%) CEH
9 4 (2.55%) CCNA
9 4 (2.55%) CCNP
9 4 (2.55%) CCSP
9 4 (2.55%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.55%) MCSD
9 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (33.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (18.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 26 (16.56%) PCI DSS
4 12 (7.64%) ISO27002
5 5 (3.18%) Basel III
6 4 (2.55%) COSO
6 4 (2.55%) QA
7 3 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.91%) ISO22301
7 3 (1.91%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.91%) SLA
8 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
8 2 (1.27%) PMBOK
8 2 (1.27%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.64%) BS25999
9 1 (0.64%) GDPR
9 1 (0.64%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) Docker
3 1 (0.64%) Firmware
3 1 (0.64%) IAG
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (1.27%) CSIRT
1 2 (1.27%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.83%) Cisco
3 11 (7.01%) ServiceNow
4 8 (5.10%) Fortinet
5 5 (3.18%) SAP
5 5 (3.18%) VMware
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle
6 4 (2.55%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.91%) FireEye
7 3 (1.91%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.91%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.91%) Misys
7 3 (1.91%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.91%) Sourcefire
7 3 (1.91%) Splunk
7 3 (1.91%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.27%) Citrix
8 2 (1.27%) IBM
8 2 (1.27%) Qualys
8 2 (1.27%) Symantec
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