Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 217 250
Rank change year-on-year -13 +33 +28
Contract jobs citing COBIT 11 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.18% 2.93% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 12
City of London median daily rate £525 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £323
90th Percentile £825 £563 £645
Central London median daily rate £600 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +60.00% -21.05% +4.11%
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 933 786 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.05% 11.79% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 621 731
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £293
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 16
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £46.50 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.74% +115.03% +23.57%
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £46.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -67.74% +111.36% +37.50%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in the City of London

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

1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) IPv4
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Multicast
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 3 (27.27%) CCMSE
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE Service Provider
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) CCSP
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) CCSE
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) CESG
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 2 (18.18%) CMDB
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
1 4 (36.36%) IPv4
1 4 (36.36%) Multicast
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) ISDN
3 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) PSTN
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) WebEx
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CESG
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE Service Provider
2 3 (27.27%) CCMSE
2 3 (27.27%) CCSE
2 3 (27.27%) CCSP
3 1 (9.09%) CCVP
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com