Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 26 July 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 182 179
Rank change year-on-year +54 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing COBIT 18 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.48% 0.041% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.09% 0.31% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £326 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.53% -27.56% -7.69%
10th Percentile £339 £312 £394
90th Percentile £604 £335 £488
South East median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 440 648 637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.61% 13.27% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 327 307
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.03%
10th Percentile £228 £195 £213
90th Percentile £560 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.40% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.00% -42.00% +41.31%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £14.68
90th Percentile £57.50 £21.33 £26.23
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.09 £18.68
% change year-on-year +18.09% -13.87% -8.88%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Berkshire

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Berkshire

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in Berkshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in Berkshire

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Reading - 7 £400 -
Maidenhead - 3 £650 -
COBIT
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
1 16 (88.89%) Service Management
2 15 (83.33%) ITSM
3 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (61.11%) Public Cloud
5 10 (55.56%) eTOM
5 10 (55.56%) Service Design
6 9 (50.00%) Degree
7 7 (38.89%) CISM
7 7 (38.89%) CISSP
8 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (33.33%) CESG
8 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (27.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (27.78%) Time Management
9 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (27.78%) MSF
9 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
9 5 (27.78%) CCSP
9 5 (27.78%) Project Management
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (27.78%) PMP
9 5 (27.78%) Star Schema
9 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
10 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
10 4 (22.22%) IT Governance
10 4 (22.22%) ISO 22301
10 4 (22.22%) Operations Management

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Star Schema
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Management Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) OSS Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Service Design Architect
5 2 (11.11%) IT Architect
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Service Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Payments Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Public Cloud
2 6 (33.33%) CESG
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (5.56%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
1 16 (88.89%) Service Management
2 15 (83.33%) ITSM
3 10 (55.56%) eTOM
3 10 (55.56%) Service Design
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) MSF
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
5 5 (27.78%) Time Management
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) IT Governance
6 4 (22.22%) Operations Management
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) MOF
7 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security
8 2 (11.11%) Line Management
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) CISM
2 7 (38.89%) CISSP
3 5 (27.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (27.78%) CCSP
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (27.78%) PMP
4 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CISA
5 1 (5.56%) SANS
5 1 (5.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (22.22%) ISO 22301
4 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (5.56%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft