Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +19
Contract jobs citing COBIT 16 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.46% 1.10% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 7.07% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate £490 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +17.65% -37.04%
10th Percentile £460 £460 £413
90th Percentile £575 £525 £459
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -34.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

COBIT is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 128 99 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.66% 15.62% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 57 77
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +12.58%
10th Percentile £330 £217 £213
90th Percentile £575 £580 £575
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.89 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.00% -16.13% -26.19%
10th Percentile £18.58 £12.50 £12.60
90th Percentile £47.20 £13.50 £39.75
East of England median hourly rate £26.22 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.08% +50.00% -9.09%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Bedfordshire

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Bedfordshire

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +8 16 £490 -2.00%
COBIT
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (87.50%) Security Operations
3 13 (81.25%) CISSP
4 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
5 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
6 9 (56.25%) Supplier Management
7 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
7 6 (37.50%) GDPR
7 6 (37.50%) Security Management
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) Retail
9 4 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (18.75%) SIEM
10 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
11 2 (12.50%) CISA
11 2 (12.50%) ITIL
11 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 2 (12.50%) CRISC
11 2 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
11 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
11 2 (12.50%) SaaS
11 2 (12.50%) PaaS
11 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 2 (12.50%) IaaS
11 2 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
11 2 (12.50%) IT Audit
12 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
12 1 (6.25%) Analytics
12 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Information Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Information Security Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Security Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Information Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Information Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (87.50%) Security Operations
3 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
4 9 (56.25%) Supplier Management
5 6 (37.50%) Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
7 2 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
7 2 (12.50%) IT Audit
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (6.25%) Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
8 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CISA
2 2 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) GDPR
1 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS