Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 249 248
Rank change year-on-year +46 -1 -25
Contract jobs citing COBIT 16 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.90% 0.78% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 11
City of London median daily rate £583 £563 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +7.14% +40.00%
10th Percentile £452 £449 £363
90th Percentile £669 £666 £825
Central London median daily rate £591 £550 £600
% change year-on-year +7.36% -8.33% +60.00%
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 551 640 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.44% 9.10% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 501 737
City of London median daily rate £495 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £488
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 15
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +26.67% -67.74%
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.16% +26.67% -67.74%

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 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 11 (68.75%) NIST
2 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 9 (56.25%) Information Security
4 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (50.00%) SABSA
5 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (43.75%) OWASP
5 7 (43.75%) Qualys
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Adobe
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Python
6 6 (37.50%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (37.50%) Debian
6 6 (37.50%) Nessus
6 6 (37.50%) Ruby
6 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (37.50%) openSUSE
6 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (37.50%) Node.js
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 5 (31.25%) HP Fortify
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
8 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity

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 (6.25%) AWS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Burp Suite
1 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) International Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Governance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Debian
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) openSUSE
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) SABSA
2 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (43.75%) OWASP
3 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
7 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
8 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
8 1 (6.25%) Due Diligence
8 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
8 1 (6.25%) Scorecard
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) Python
1 6 (37.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) FFIEC
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CSSLP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISACA
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) NIST
2 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) COSO
3 1 (6.25%) GDPR
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Nessus
2 5 (31.25%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Adobe
1 7 (43.75%) Qualys
2 6 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk