Period
to 5 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 112 204
Rank change year-on-year -51 +92 +61
Contract jobs citing COBIT 24 10 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.26% 4.81% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 14
10th Percentile £350 £475 £452
25th Percentile £503 £550 £470
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £618 £583
Median % change year-on-year -10.93% +5.96% +11.00%
75th Percentile £606 £638 £634
90th Percentile £665 £653 £669
Central London median daily rate £550 £618 £591
% change year-on-year -10.93% +4.57% +12.48%

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 563 208 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.04% 10.49% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 140 445
10th Percentile £350 £306 £305
25th Percentile £450 £384 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £590
90th Percentile £700 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £533 £475 £495
% change year-on-year +12.11% -4.04% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -12.47%
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -12.47%

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 5 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for COBIT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, 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 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 9 (37.50%) Azure
4 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
7 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (25.00%) ISMS
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Internal Audit
7 6 (25.00%) GDPR
7 6 (25.00%) NIST
8 5 (20.83%) GRC
8 5 (20.83%) Regulatory Compliance
8 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
8 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
8 5 (20.83%) Data Security
8 5 (20.83%) Security Management
8 5 (20.83%) Internet
8 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (20.83%) IT Governance
9 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
9 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (16.67%) CRM
9 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
9 4 (16.67%) CISA

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 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Azure
2 4 (16.67%) AWS
2 4 (16.67%) PaaS
3 3 (12.50%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.50%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Public Sector
5 1 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Architect
5 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Audit Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
6 6 (25.00%) Internal Audit
6 6 (25.00%) ISMS
6 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) Data Security
7 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
7 5 (20.83%) IT Governance
7 5 (20.83%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
7 5 (20.83%) Security Management
8 4 (16.67%) Attestation
8 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 4 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
8 4 (16.67%) CRM
8 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (16.67%) Regtech
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CISA
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (25.00%) GDPR
2 6 (25.00%) NIST
3 5 (20.83%) GRC
3 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (12.50%) ISO 22301
5 2 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (4.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) CrowdStrike
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) VMware