Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 155 162
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 +18
Contract jobs citing COBIT 42 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.04% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.66% 1.81% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Berkshire median daily rate £625 £550 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +14.29% +28.33%
10th Percentile £433 £550 £331
90th Percentile £668 £550 £524
South East median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +6.67%
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 category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 548 498 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.58% 12.56% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 247 348
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £258 £227 £221
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 39 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.25 £14.25 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.25% -33.87% -10.21%
10th Percentile £12.40 £12.00 £15.89
90th Percentile £55.60 £36.65 £49.75
South East median hourly rate £25.90 £17.43 £30.25
% change year-on-year +48.59% -42.38% +57.14%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
Maidenhead - 14 £625 -
Slough +9 5 £500 - 3
COBIT
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 35 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (71.43%) CESG
3 28 (66.67%) CISSP
4 27 (64.29%) CISM
5 25 (59.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (59.52%) Time Management
6 23 (54.76%) Information Security
7 19 (45.24%) ITIL
8 18 (42.86%) Service Design
9 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
10 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (38.10%) Service Management
10 16 (38.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 16 (38.10%) Public Cloud
11 15 (35.71%) ITSM
11 15 (35.71%) CCSP
11 15 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (35.71%) eTOM
12 14 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (33.33%) Data Protection
12 14 (33.33%) Star Schema
13 13 (30.95%) Intranet
13 13 (30.95%) Legal
13 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
14 12 (28.57%) Degree
15 11 (26.19%) ISO 22301
16 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (23.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 10 (23.81%) Statistics
16 10 (23.81%) Telecoms

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Star Schema
General
1 13 (30.95%) Legal
2 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Publishing
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 12 (28.57%) Cloud Specialist
3 10 (23.81%) CISSP Specialist
4 9 (21.43%) Consultant
5 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Communications Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) CISSP Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Domain Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Audit Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Communications Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Information Architect
9 1 (2.38%) SOC Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Telecoms Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 30 (71.43%) CESG
2 16 (38.10%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Unix
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Stakeholder Management
1 25 (59.52%) Time Management
2 23 (54.76%) Information Security
3 19 (45.24%) ITIL
4 18 (42.86%) Service Design
5 16 (38.10%) Service Management
6 15 (35.71%) eTOM
6 15 (35.71%) ITSM
7 14 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 14 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (23.81%) Statistics
9 9 (21.43%) People Management
10 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
12 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (4.76%) Migration
12 2 (4.76%) OWASP
12 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
12 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) CISSP
2 27 (64.29%) CISM
3 16 (38.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (35.71%) CCSP
5 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
6 12 (28.57%) Degree
7 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) GSEC
8 1 (2.38%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
3 11 (26.19%) ISO 22301
4 10 (23.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
1 1 (2.38%) Intel
1 1 (2.38%) LogLogic
1 1 (2.38%) McAfee