The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK / England
Rank 519 506 535
Rank change year-on-year -13 +29  
Contract jobs citing COBIT 64 111 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.31% 2.06% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 67 38
Median daily rate £444 £510 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +4.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £620 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4893 5393 5690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.71% 11.04% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3210 3498 3486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 182 163
Median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.66% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.03 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £61.00 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing COBIT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in England

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in England

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in England

COBIT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COBIT in England

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 30 £438 -12.50% 7
South East +33 17 £450 -7.69% 1
North West +23 7 £488 -11.36% 1
South West -1 3 £575 +4.54% 1
West Midlands +6 2 - - 1
East of England -17 2 £475 +11.76% 1
East Midlands - 1 £600 -
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 England region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 57 (43.85%) ITIL
2 43 (33.08%) Information Security
2 43 (33.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (32.31%) CISSP
4 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
5 31 (23.85%) Service Management
6 30 (23.08%) TOGAF
7 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (21.54%) Finance
8 28 (21.54%) MS Excel
9 24 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (16.92%) Project Management
11 21 (16.15%) CISM
11 21 (16.15%) Firewall
12 20 (15.38%) PCI DSS
12 20 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (13.85%) CMMI
14 18 (13.85%) Coaching
15 17 (13.08%) Six Sigma
15 17 (13.08%) Banking
16 16 (12.31%) SDLC
16 16 (12.31%) Process Improvement
16 16 (12.31%) ISO27002
17 15 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (11.54%) ITSM
17 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
17 15 (11.54%) SharePoint
17 15 (11.54%) PRINCE2
17 15 (11.54%) Degree

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.08%) Confluence
4 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (6.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.54%) HFM
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.38%) Mimecast
4 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.77%) IaaS
5 1 (0.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.15%) Firewall
2 11 (8.46%) WebEx
3 3 (2.31%) IMAP
3 3 (2.31%) Network Security
4 2 (1.54%) Internet
4 2 (1.54%) LAN
4 2 (1.54%) WAN
5 1 (0.77%) 802.11
5 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.77%) MPLS
5 1 (0.77%) SSH
5 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) Star Schema
2 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.77%) DB2
2 1 (0.77%) MySQL
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) JIRA
1 4 (3.08%) Rational Software Modeler
2 3 (2.31%) Artifactory
2 3 (2.31%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.31%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (21.54%) Finance
2 17 (13.08%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.77%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Law
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (26.15%) Architect
2 31 (23.85%) Consultant
3 25 (19.23%) Analyst
4 16 (12.31%) IT Consultant
5 14 (10.77%) Security Analyst
6 13 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 11 (8.46%) Enterprise Architect
7 11 (8.46%) IT Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (6.92%) Security Architect
8 9 (6.92%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Project Facilitator
10 7 (5.38%) Security Specialist
11 6 (4.62%) Auditor
11 6 (4.62%) IT Auditor
11 6 (4.62%) IT Manager
11 6 (4.62%) Risk Manager
11 6 (4.62%) Service Manager
11 6 (4.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.23%) Web Services
2 2 (1.54%) Java EE
3 1 (0.77%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
3 1 (0.77%) HTML
3 1 (0.77%) REST
3 1 (0.77%) SOAP
3 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) e-Learning
2 9 (6.92%) Equities
2 9 (6.92%) Fixed Income
3 8 (6.15%) CESG
4 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.31%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.31%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.54%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.54%) PKI
7 2 (1.54%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.77%) CMDB
8 1 (0.77%) Life Science
8 1 (0.77%) Online Games
8 1 (0.77%) PMI
8 1 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (2.31%) Linux
2 3 (2.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.85%) ITIL
2 43 (33.08%) Information Security
3 31 (23.85%) Service Management
4 30 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (16.92%) Project Management
8 18 (13.85%) CMMI
8 18 (13.85%) Coaching
9 17 (13.08%) Six Sigma
10 16 (12.31%) Process Improvement
10 16 (12.31%) SDLC
11 15 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (11.54%) ITSM
11 15 (11.54%) PRINCE2
11 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
12 14 (10.77%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (9.23%) Zachman Framework
15 11 (8.46%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.31%) SQL
2 2 (1.54%) C
2 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.54%) Python
3 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (32.31%) CISSP
2 21 (16.15%) CISM
3 15 (11.54%) Degree
4 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
5 11 (8.46%) CISMP
6 9 (6.92%) CISA
7 8 (6.15%) SANS
7 8 (6.15%) SSCP
8 6 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (3.85%) CCSP
9 5 (3.85%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.85%) PMI Certification
9 5 (3.85%) PMP
10 4 (3.08%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (3.08%) PCI QSA
11 2 (1.54%) CRISC
11 2 (1.54%) GSEC
11 2 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (33.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 16 (12.31%) ISO27002
4 13 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (6.15%) GDPR
6 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (3.08%) ISO22301
7 4 (3.08%) QA
8 3 (2.31%) COSO
9 2 (1.54%) Data Quality
9 2 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (1.54%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.77%) BS25999
10 1 (0.77%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.77%) PMO
10 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.46%) Cisco
3 7 (5.38%) Qualys
3 7 (5.38%) Splunk
3 7 (5.38%) Tufin
4 6 (4.62%) Oracle
5 4 (3.08%) SAP
6 3 (2.31%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.54%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.54%) Misys
8 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.77%) Citrix
8 1 (0.77%) IBM
8 1 (0.77%) Sybase
8 1 (0.77%) Symantec
8 1 (0.77%) WorldPay
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