Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 133 219
Rank change year-on-year -29 +86 +31
Contract jobs citing COBIT 9 4 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.21% 1.37% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 20
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £625 £588
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.38% -6.00%
Central London median daily rate £650 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -7.69%

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 407 292 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.94% 12.15% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 188 490
10th Percentile £375 £253 £325
25th Percentile £456 £411 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £484 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.59% -3.25% +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £588
90th Percentile £750 £663 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
10th Percentile £17.05 £18.33 £11.13
25th Percentile £21.25 £23.19 £11.94
Median hourly rate £25.50 £38.48 £15.33
Median % change year-on-year -33.72% +150.98% -10.48%
75th Percentile £29.75 £45.50 £19.83
90th Percentile £73.55 £61.25 £31.63
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £38.45 £17.66
% change year-on-year -47.98% +117.72% -5.56%

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (55.56%) NIST
2 4 (44.44%) CrowdStrike
2 4 (44.44%) Remediation Plan
2 4 (44.44%) Nexpose
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security Governance
2 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
2 4 (44.44%) Regtech
2 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) Azure
2 4 (44.44%) PaaS
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 3 (33.33%) iPaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations

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 4 (44.44%) Azure
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
2 3 (33.33%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Banking Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 3 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security Governance
2 4 (44.44%) Regtech
2 4 (44.44%) Remediation Plan
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (55.56%) NIST
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nexpose
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) CrowdStrike
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
1 4 (44.44%) VMware