Period
to 24 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 234 224
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing COBIT 18 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.15% 2.30% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 9
City of London median daily rate £575 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +12.20%
10th Percentile £488 £425 £449
90th Percentile £643 £819 £828
Central London median daily rate £575 £650 £625
% change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 572 739 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.88% 10.66% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 541 687
City of London median daily rate £500 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £663 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 13
City of London median hourly rate £17.66 £20.10 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +35.35% -52.86%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.81 £13.00
90th Percentile £71.76 £65.38 £20.70
Central London median hourly rate £18.58 £21.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -13.58% +45.76% -53.17%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in the City of London

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) NIST
5 8 (44.44%) SABSA
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (27.78%) CISSP
8 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
9 4 (22.22%) OWASP
9 4 (22.22%) Adobe
9 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
9 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (16.67%) Node.js
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (16.67%) Multicast
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (16.67%) NX-OS
10 3 (16.67%) SDLC
10 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
10 3 (16.67%) HP Fortify
10 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
10 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) BGP
2 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) IPv4
2 3 (16.67%) Multicast
2 3 (16.67%) NX-OS
2 3 (16.67%) OSPF
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
2 3 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) ISDN
4 1 (5.56%) PSTN
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.56%) WebEx
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Debian
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 3 (16.67%) openSUSE
1 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) SABSA
4 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) OWASP
6 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) High Availability
9 1 (5.56%) Privileged Access Management
9 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
2 3 (16.67%) CCVP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CRISC
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (50.00%) NIST
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (16.67%) HP Fortify
1 3 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe
1 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 3 (16.67%) Qualys
3 2 (11.11%) Red Box