The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 515 502 482
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing COBIT 76 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.85% 1.65% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 54
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £435
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -19.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -

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
4110 3764 3575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.62% 7.35% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2550 2250 2066
Average daily rate £400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 139 231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £21.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -14.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.27%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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
England -10 62 £450 - 22
London -2 29 £488 +4.00% 14
South East -18 17 £400 +3.22% 3
Scotland -6 12 £413 +17.85% 2
Berkshire +5 7 £375 -42.30%
Glasgow 0 7 £350 +100.00% 2
Milton Keynes -12 6 £438 +41.12% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £438 +41.12% 1
East of England - 6 £650 -
Edinburgh -12 5 £475 +6.98%
City of London -13 4 £475 - 4
Slough - 4 £375 -
Reading +18 3 £425 -34.61%
North West -1 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -11 3 £335 +48.88% 2
South West - 3 £450 -
Wiltshire - 3 £450 -
Manchester -12 2 - -
West Yorkshire -14 2 £335 +48.88% 2
Essex - 2 £350 -
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Surrey -9 1 £500 +42.85%
Leeds -14 1 £335 +48.88% 2
Brentwood - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £225 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 -
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 100 (54.05%) ITIL
2 66 (35.68%) Information Security
3 62 (33.51%) Finance
4 56 (30.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (23.78%) CISSP
6 43 (23.24%) TOGAF
7 37 (20.00%) CISM
7 37 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 36 (19.46%) Service Management
8 36 (19.46%) CISA
9 33 (17.84%) Data Protection
10 31 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (16.76%) Banking
11 29 (15.68%) Security Cleared
12 28 (15.14%) Project Management
13 27 (14.59%) Management Information System
13 27 (14.59%) Risk Assessment
14 25 (13.51%) Degree
15 24 (12.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (12.43%) Enterprise Architecture
16 23 (12.43%) Risk Analysis
16 23 (12.43%) Security Architecture
17 22 (11.89%) Information Assurance
17 22 (11.89%) CMMI
17 22 (11.89%) Six Sigma
18 21 (11.35%) Service Delivery
19 20 (10.81%) PCI DSS
19 20 (10.81%) SC Cleared
20 18 (9.73%) Microsoft
21 17 (9.19%) PRINCE2

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 14 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) JBoss
4 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.54%) CICS
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (8.11%) MS Office
2 13 (7.03%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) SaaS
2 5 (2.70%) PaaS
3 4 (2.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) Firewall
2 9 (4.86%) Network Security
3 8 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.78%) Internet
5 4 (2.16%) LAN
6 3 (1.62%) VPN
6 3 (1.62%) WAN
7 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.08%) SSL
7 2 (1.08%) SSH
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.08%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.54%) VLAN
8 1 (0.54%) TACACS
8 1 (0.54%) SMTP
8 1 (0.54%) DHCP
8 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.95%) MySQL
2 9 (4.86%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.54%) DB2
7 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) OLTP
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.62%) JIRA
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.54%) GCC
3 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.54%) Toad
3 1 (0.54%) RequisitePro
General
1 62 (33.51%) Finance
2 31 (16.76%) Banking
3 13 (7.03%) Retail
4 10 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.32%) Law
6 5 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.70%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.16%) Legal
8 2 (1.08%) Advertising
8 2 (1.08%) International Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Marketing
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (22.70%) Consultant
2 36 (19.46%) Analyst
3 31 (16.76%) Architect
4 23 (12.43%) Security Consultant
5 15 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 14 (7.57%) Security Architect
7 12 (6.49%) Designer
8 11 (5.95%) IT Consultant
9 10 (5.41%) Security Analyst
9 10 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (4.86%) Head of Architecture
11 8 (4.32%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 8 (4.32%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) Management Consultant
12 7 (3.78%) Service Manager
12 7 (3.78%) Service Management Consultant
12 7 (3.78%) IT Security Consultant
12 7 (3.78%) Compliance Analyst
13 6 (3.24%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.86%) CSS
1 9 (4.86%) JSON
1 9 (4.86%) REST
2 8 (4.32%) CSS3
2 8 (4.32%) HTML5
2 8 (4.32%) HTML
2 8 (4.32%) Ajax
3 4 (2.16%) .NET
4 3 (1.62%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (1.62%) Spring
4 3 (1.62%) Django
4 3 (1.62%) Play Framework
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.08%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.08%) JSP
5 2 (1.08%) XML
6 1 (0.54%) XSD
6 1 (0.54%) WSDL
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.59%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.78%) PMI
5 4 (2.16%) FMCG
5 4 (2.16%) Informatics
6 3 (1.62%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.62%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.62%) CESG
6 3 (1.62%) Statistics
7 2 (1.08%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) SCADA
8 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.03%) Windows
2 11 (5.95%) UNIX
3 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.24%) Linux
5 5 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Debian
7 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (54.05%) ITIL
2 66 (35.68%) Information Security
3 43 (23.24%) TOGAF
4 37 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 36 (19.46%) Service Management
6 33 (17.84%) Data Protection
7 31 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (15.14%) Project Management
9 27 (14.59%) Risk Assessment
10 24 (12.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (12.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 23 (12.43%) Risk Analysis
11 23 (12.43%) Security Architecture
12 22 (11.89%) Information Assurance
12 22 (11.89%) CMMI
12 22 (11.89%) Six Sigma
13 21 (11.35%) Service Delivery
14 17 (9.19%) PRINCE2
15 12 (6.49%) Incident Management
16 11 (5.95%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.78%) Java
2 5 (2.70%) SQL
3 3 (1.62%) C
3 3 (1.62%) C#
3 3 (1.62%) Ruby
3 3 (1.62%) Scala
4 2 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.54%) Python
5 1 (0.54%) REXX
5 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (23.78%) CISSP
2 37 (20.00%) CISM
3 36 (19.46%) CISA
4 29 (15.68%) Security Cleared
5 25 (13.51%) Degree
6 20 (10.81%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.41%) PMI Certification
8 9 (4.86%) CRISC
9 8 (4.32%) GIAC
10 4 (2.16%) CEH
10 4 (2.16%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.16%) MCP
10 4 (2.16%) ISEB
11 3 (1.62%) PMP
11 3 (1.62%) ISSAP
11 3 (1.62%) CGEIT
12 2 (1.08%) ISACA
12 2 (1.08%) GPEN
12 2 (1.08%) CHFI
12 2 (1.08%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (30.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (10.81%) PCI DSS
3 16 (8.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (2.16%) BS15000
5 4 (2.16%) COSO
5 4 (2.16%) QA
6 2 (1.08%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.08%) SLA
6 2 (1.08%) GAMP
7 1 (0.54%) GMP
7 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.54%) BS7799
7 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.08%) RACF
2 2 (1.08%) Nmap
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Nessus
2 1 (0.54%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.54%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 18 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.65%) Oracle
3 10 (5.41%) SAP
4 5 (2.70%) IBM
5 4 (2.16%) Cisco
6 3 (1.62%) HP
6 3 (1.62%) Primavera
7 2 (1.08%) Citrix
7 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 2 (1.08%) Capita
8 1 (0.54%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.54%) F5
8 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.54%) Juniper
8 1 (0.54%) BMC
8 1 (0.54%) CA
8 1 (0.54%) Nokia
8 1 (0.54%) Lotus
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
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