Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 September 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - +48 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.45% - 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Chester median daily rate - - £375
Cheshire median daily rate - £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Chester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 18 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.18% 14.98% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 28
Chester median daily rate £338 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.67% +3.75% +9.44%
10th Percentile £281 £295 £297
90th Percentile £730 £489 £566
Cheshire median daily rate £376 £390 £420
% change year-on-year -3.72% -7.14% +0.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Chester median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.38 £13.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +41.35% -59.38% +106.45%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Chester

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Chester region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001