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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 - 131
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing COBIT 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% - 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.90% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £413 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £406
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 245 348 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 12.93% 13.96% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 174 142
Median daily rate £418 £380 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.06% +0.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Median hourly rate £23.25 £17.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.85% -18.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.50 £19.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £21.33 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing COBIT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 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
Reading - 6 £400 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £650 - 1
COBIT
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (91.67%) ITIL
1 11 (91.67%) Service Management
2 10 (83.33%) ITSM
3 6 (50.00%) CISM
3 6 (50.00%) CESG
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (41.67%) Service Design
4 5 (41.67%) CCSP
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (41.67%) MSF
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) PMP
4 5 (41.67%) Star Schema
4 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) eTOM
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
5 4 (33.33%) ISO22301
5 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (25.00%) MOF

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 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Management Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Expert
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) CESG
1 6 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
1 11 (91.67%) Service Management
2 10 (83.33%) ITSM
3 5 (41.67%) eTOM
3 5 (41.67%) MSF
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Service Design
3 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) MOF
5 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISM
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 5 (41.67%) CCSP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) PMP
3 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) SANS
4 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (33.33%) ISO22301
4 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (8.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft