Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 47 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing COBIT 4 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.70% 2.09% 1.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.04% 11.67% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £538 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £491 £460 £460
90th Percentile £584 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £550 £538 £500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -5.88%
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 99 120 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.25% 17.91% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 81 52
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £313 £206
90th Percentile £591 £575 £584
East of England median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £32.89 £8.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.31% +298.67% -78.00%
10th Percentile £14.60 £18.58 £7.88
90th Percentile £19.40 £47.20 £23.30
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.34 £35.75
% change year-on-year -6.90% -45.92% -2.05%

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 20 October 2018. 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 -11 4 £538 -2.27% 1
COBIT
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (50.00%) SABSA
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) GDPR
4 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (25.00%) Due Diligence
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) ISSAP
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) CRISC
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics

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 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) SABSA
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Due Diligence
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001