The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 144 141 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs citing COBIT 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.08% 0.39% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £444 £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% +77.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COBIT
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
227 258 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.89% 8.75% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 195 143
Median daily rate £400 £395 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +18.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £120.20 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
West Yorkshire +3 7 £444 -19.31%
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) CISSP
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 6 (42.86%) CISA
4 6 (42.86%) CISM
4 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (28.57%) IT Audit
6 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 2 (14.29%) Change Management
9 1 (7.14%) Service Management
9 1 (7.14%) SAML
9 1 (7.14%) BCP
9 1 (7.14%) WAP
9 1 (7.14%) SMTP
9 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (7.14%) Legal
9 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) CESG

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMTP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Business Change Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Change Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Information Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAML
1 1 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) IT Audit
5 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 1 (7.14%) BCP
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) CRAMM
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Service Management
8 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (42.86%) CISA
2 6 (42.86%) CISM
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) COSO