The first table below looks at the demand for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 24 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.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 487 476 448
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -28
Contract jobs citing COBIT 100 62 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.34% 1.74% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 49 97
Average daily rate £500 £458 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £658 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £800
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -59.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4267 3573 4573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.49% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2589 2116 2486
Average daily rate £400 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 138 230
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £10.50 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.49 £90.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -14 92 £488 +2.63% 10
London -8 46 £500 +2.04% 5
City of London +8 15 £500 +2.04%
South East +8 14 £475 -17.39% 1
East of England -15 10 £550 +69.23%
Essex - 9 £550 -
North West -16 8 £313 +27.55% 1
Yorkshire -8 7 £431 +30.68%
West Yorkshire -8 6 £438 +32.57%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £375 -
Leeds - 6 £438 -
West Midlands -14 5 £475 -13.63% 1
Cheshire -3 4 £313 +123.21%
Scotland -10 4 £256 +2.50% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £375 -
Surrey -5 3 - - 1
Manchester -12 3 £177 -30.58% 1
Warwickshire -5 2 £475 -13.63%
Berkshire -12 2 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £475 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £338 - 1
South West -15 1 £550 +20.08% 1
Bedfordshire -20 1 £500 +53.84%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Newbury - - - -

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 143 (80.79%) ITIL
2 61 (34.46%) Finance
3 60 (33.90%) TOGAF
4 48 (27.12%) Service Management
5 39 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (20.90%) Information Security
7 32 (18.08%) Risk Management
8 31 (17.51%) Project Management
9 29 (16.38%) CMMI
9 29 (16.38%) Change Management
10 28 (15.82%) PRINCE2
11 27 (15.25%) Banking
12 26 (14.69%) Service Delivery
13 24 (13.56%) CISA
13 24 (13.56%) CISM
14 23 (12.99%) Degree
15 22 (12.43%) Enterprise Architecture
15 22 (12.43%) CISSP
16 21 (11.86%) Management Information System
17 15 (8.47%) Security Cleared
18 14 (7.91%) SC Cleared
18 14 (7.91%) Incident Management
18 14 (7.91%) PRINCE
18 14 (7.91%) Six Sigma
18 14 (7.91%) UNIX
19 13 (7.34%) Business Continuity
20 12 (6.78%) Data Protection
20 12 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 12 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
20 12 (6.78%) ITSM

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (3.39%) IIS
2 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Office
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.13%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) SAN
1 8 (4.52%) Firewall
2 7 (3.95%) Wireless
2 7 (3.95%) Unified Communications
3 6 (3.39%) X.509
3 6 (3.39%) LAN
3 6 (3.39%) WAN
3 6 (3.39%) LDAP
4 3 (1.69%) VPN
4 3 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.13%) DNS
5 2 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.56%) VLAN
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.56%) NAS
6 1 (0.56%) DMZ
6 1 (0.56%) MPLS
6 1 (0.56%) OSPF
6 1 (0.56%) BGP
6 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.69%) MySQL
1 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.69%) QlikView
2 2 (1.13%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (1.13%) DB2
3 1 (0.56%) Big Data
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.13%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 61 (34.46%) Finance
2 27 (15.25%) Banking
3 11 (6.21%) Retail
3 11 (6.21%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.82%) Legal
6 4 (2.26%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.69%) Automotive
8 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (21.47%) Architect
2 32 (18.08%) Consultant
3 30 (16.95%) Analyst
4 11 (6.21%) Service Manager
5 10 (5.65%) Security Consultant
5 10 (5.65%) Process Analyst
6 9 (5.08%) Management Consultant
6 9 (5.08%) Service Management Consultant
7 8 (4.52%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.52%) Security Analyst
7 8 (4.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (4.52%) Security Architect
7 8 (4.52%) Risk Manager
8 7 (3.95%) Information Manager
8 7 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.39%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.39%) IT Auditor
9 6 (3.39%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.82%) Web Services
2 4 (2.26%) XML
2 4 (2.26%) WSDL
2 4 (2.26%) SOAP
3 3 (1.69%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (3.39%) PKI
4 5 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.26%) Derivative
5 4 (2.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (2.26%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.69%) NHS
7 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) PMI
8 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.56%) FMCG
8 1 (0.56%) Telematics
8 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.56%) Informatics
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.91%) UNIX
2 9 (5.08%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (80.79%) ITIL
2 60 (33.90%) TOGAF
3 48 (27.12%) Service Management
4 37 (20.90%) Information Security
5 32 (18.08%) Risk Management
6 31 (17.51%) Project Management
7 29 (16.38%) Change Management
7 29 (16.38%) CMMI
8 28 (15.82%) PRINCE2
9 26 (14.69%) Service Delivery
10 22 (12.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (7.91%) Incident Management
11 14 (7.91%) PRINCE
11 14 (7.91%) Six Sigma
12 13 (7.34%) Business Continuity
13 12 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.78%) ITSM
13 12 (6.78%) Data Protection
13 12 (6.78%) ITIL V3
14 11 (6.21%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.26%) C
2 3 (1.69%) Java
2 3 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (13.56%) CISA
1 24 (13.56%) CISM
2 23 (12.99%) Degree
3 22 (12.43%) CISSP
4 15 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 14 (7.91%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.52%) ISSAP
7 4 (2.26%) GIAC
7 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.26%) CCNA
8 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.69%) MCSE
8 3 (1.69%) CRISC
9 2 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.13%) CITP
9 2 (1.13%) SSCP
9 2 (1.13%) GSEC
9 2 (1.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (4.52%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.39%) COSO
4 6 (3.39%) HL7
5 3 (1.69%) QA
6 2 (1.13%) SLA
6 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.13%) XenApp
2 2 (1.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (5.65%) HP
2 9 (5.08%) Citrix
3 7 (3.95%) Remedy
4 6 (3.39%) Oracle
4 6 (3.39%) BMC
5 5 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.82%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.26%) SAP
6 4 (2.26%) Cisco
7 3 (1.69%) VMware
8 2 (1.13%) FrontRange
8 2 (1.13%) FatWire
9 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.56%) F5
9 1 (0.56%) Splunk
9 1 (0.56%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.56%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.56%) Perforce
9 1 (0.56%) Juniper
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