Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 November 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 204 247
Rank change year-on-year +91 +43 -11
Contract jobs citing COBIT 8 15 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.26% 0.086%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.26% 2.74% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 3
Median daily rate £550 £591 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +12.48% -
10th Percentile £475 £451 £443
90th Percentile £644 £671 £658
Central London median daily rate £550 £595 £488
% change year-on-year -7.60% +22.10% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 188 548 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.59% 9.55% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 396 489
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £301 £305 £272
90th Percentile £638 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -13.16% +26.67%
Median hourly rate £81.00 £17.98 £19.00
% change year-on-year +350.44% -5.36% +26.67%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the City of London

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing COBIT in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for COBIT in the City of London

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing COBIT in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for COBIT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) NIST
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) CCSP
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) International Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (25.00%) Robotics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (25.00%) OSINT
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (25.00%) CCSP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) GCFA
2 2 (25.00%) GCIA
2 2 (25.00%) GCIH
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CLAS
3 1 (12.50%) FFIEC
3 1 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) NIST
2 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto