Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 January 2018 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 183 174
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 +25
Contract jobs citing COBIT 28 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.59% 0.089% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.36% 0.82% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 11
East of England median daily rate £525 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +8.82% -15.00%
10th Percentile £460 £456 £406
90th Percentile £580 £469 £469
England median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
East of England median hourly rate - - £62.50
England median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 East of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 642 485 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.59% 10.75% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 279 316
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £180 £206
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 72
East of England median hourly rate £26.22 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.34% +10.71% +23.89%
10th Percentile £10.36 £15.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £50.06 £63.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.34 £24.23
% change year-on-year -11.74% -3.67% +21.15%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the East of England

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in the East of England

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in the East of England

COBIT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for COBIT in the East of England

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +10 16 £525 +13.51%
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £525 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 23 (82.14%) Information Security
2 17 (60.71%) Management Information System
3 16 (57.14%) CISSP
4 15 (53.57%) Security Operations
5 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 10 (35.71%) Security Management
6 10 (35.71%) ITIL
7 9 (32.14%) Retail
7 9 (32.14%) PCI DSS
8 8 (28.57%) Supplier Management
8 8 (28.57%) GDPR
9 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
10 5 (17.86%) Information Security Management
10 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.29%) SABSA
11 4 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
11 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
12 3 (10.71%) Change Management
12 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
12 3 (10.71%) Law
12 3 (10.71%) Legal
12 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
12 3 (10.71%) QA
12 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (10.71%) COSO

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 9 (32.14%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Law
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Information Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Security Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
4 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Security Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Security Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Information Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Information Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 2 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (7.14%) IT Security Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Information Security
2 15 (53.57%) Security Operations
3 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) Security Management
5 8 (28.57%) Supplier Management
6 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
6 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (17.86%) Information Security Management
8 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) SABSA
8 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Change Management
9 3 (10.71%) OWASP
9 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
9 3 (10.71%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) SIEM
9 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) CISA
2 2 (7.14%) CISM
2 2 (7.14%) CRISC
2 2 (7.14%) SANS
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) PCI DSS
2 8 (28.57%) GDPR
3 3 (10.71%) COSO
3 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
1 2 (7.14%) Splunk
1 2 (7.14%) Symantec
2 1 (3.57%) SAP