Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 January 2022 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 > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 472 357 455
Rank change year-on-year -115 +98 +130
Contract jobs citing COBIT 119 43 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.45% 2.12% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 36 45
10th Percentile £412 £448 £413
25th Percentile £459 £475 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £519 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.02% -5.68% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £553 £656
90th Percentile £696 £632 £838
England median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +8.64%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,867 2,024 3,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.96% 11.43% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,368 1,394 2,218
10th Percentile £350 £300 £300
25th Percentile £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +1.54%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £670 £658
England median daily rate £501 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.37% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 11 46
10th Percentile £18.41 £17.50 £12.00
25th Percentile £25.75 £18.98 £14.25
Median hourly rate £44.50 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +102.27% +17.65% -10.95%
75th Percentile £49.25 £33.26 £29.66
90th Percentile - £50.39 £44.97
England median hourly rate £25.25 £21.05 £20.48
% change year-on-year +19.95% +2.80% -1.31%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in London

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing COBIT in London.

Daily rate trend for COBIT in London

COBIT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing COBIT in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for COBIT in London

COBIT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing COBIT in London.

Hourly rate trend for COBIT in London

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the London region over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -37 25 £525 -4.55% 9
East London - 3 £450 - 3
West London -25 1 £510 +45.71% 1
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 68 (57.14%) Finance
2 59 (49.58%) ITIL
3 51 (42.86%) Information Security
4 44 (36.97%) Risk Management
5 38 (31.93%) NIST
6 35 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (26.89%) CISA
8 31 (26.05%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (25.21%) IT Governance
10 29 (24.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 26 (21.85%) Security Management
12 25 (21.01%) Information Security Management
13 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (19.33%) CISM
15 21 (17.65%) CISSP
16 20 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
17 19 (15.97%) Risk Assessment
17 19 (15.97%) Social Skills
18 18 (15.13%) Internal Audit
18 18 (15.13%) TOGAF
18 18 (15.13%) ISMS
19 17 (14.29%) GDPR
20 16 (13.45%) Azure
20 16 (13.45%) Degree
20 16 (13.45%) CRISC
21 15 (12.61%) SABSA
21 15 (12.61%) CMMI
21 15 (12.61%) Business Continuity
22 14 (11.76%) Service Management

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) Confluence
3 2 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.84%) JBoss
4 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Azure
2 13 (10.92%) AWS
3 9 (7.56%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (5.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.36%) GCP
6 2 (1.68%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.68%) Twilio
6 2 (1.68%) Yammer
7 1 (0.84%) GitHub
7 1 (0.84%) IaaS
7 1 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) PaaS
7 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.92%) Network Security
2 7 (5.88%) Internet
3 5 (4.20%) Firewall
4 2 (1.68%) 5G
4 2 (1.68%) Broadband
4 2 (1.68%) LAN
4 2 (1.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.84%) HTTP
5 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) Power BI
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 68 (57.14%) Finance
2 19 (15.97%) Social Skills
3 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.56%) Financial Institution
5 8 (6.72%) Banking
5 8 (6.72%) Front Office
6 7 (5.88%) Public Sector
7 5 (4.20%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.36%) Law
8 4 (3.36%) Retail
9 3 (2.52%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (2.52%) Legal
9 3 (2.52%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.68%) Electronics
10 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.68%) Marketing
11 1 (0.84%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.84%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (16.81%) Consultant
2 19 (15.97%) Architect
3 17 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 16 (13.45%) Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) IT Manager
6 10 (8.40%) Security Consultant
7 9 (7.56%) Risk Consultant
7 9 (7.56%) Security Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (6.72%) Network Architect
8 8 (6.72%) Network Security Architect
8 8 (6.72%) Service Manager
9 7 (5.88%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Senior Architect
9 7 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
9 7 (5.88%) Senior Security Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Audit Consultant
10 5 (4.20%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) .NET
1 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.84%) J2EE
1 1 (0.84%) REST
1 1 (0.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.20%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.68%) NHS
3 2 (1.68%) Robotics
3 2 (1.68%) Taxonomies
3 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.84%) CESG
4 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.84%) FMCG
4 1 (0.84%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.84%) PMI
4 1 (0.84%) Reinsurance
4 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) Windows
2 9 (7.56%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Unix
4 1 (0.84%) Android
4 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (49.58%) ITIL
2 51 (42.86%) Information Security
3 44 (36.97%) Risk Management
4 31 (26.05%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (25.21%) IT Governance
6 26 (21.85%) Security Management
7 25 (21.01%) Information Security Management
8 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (15.97%) Risk Assessment
11 18 (15.13%) Internal Audit
11 18 (15.13%) ISMS
11 18 (15.13%) TOGAF
12 15 (12.61%) Business Continuity
12 15 (12.61%) CMMI
12 15 (12.61%) SABSA
13 14 (11.76%) Service Management
14 13 (10.92%) Change Management
14 13 (10.92%) IT Audit
15 12 (10.08%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 32 (26.89%) CISA
2 23 (19.33%) CISM
3 21 (17.65%) CISSP
4 16 (13.45%) CRISC
4 16 (13.45%) Degree
5 11 (9.24%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 7 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 6 (5.04%) CGEIT
9 5 (4.20%) GIAC
9 5 (4.20%) PMI Certification
9 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.36%) GSEC
10 4 (3.36%) ISACA
10 4 (3.36%) PMP
10 4 (3.36%) SANS
11 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (2.52%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (31.93%) NIST
2 35 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (24.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (14.29%) GDPR
5 14 (11.76%) GRC
5 14 (11.76%) PCI DSS
6 12 (10.08%) NCSC
7 8 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (5.88%) ITGC
9 6 (5.04%) COSO
10 5 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (3.36%) SLA
12 3 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (2.52%) ISO 22301
13 2 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (1.68%) QA
13 2 (1.68%) SOC 2
14 1 (0.84%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.84%) FedRAMP
14 1 (0.84%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.84%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (5.88%) SAP
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.36%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.68%) Adobe
4 2 (1.68%) hybris
4 2 (1.68%) IBM
4 2 (1.68%) Remedy
4 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.68%) Splunk
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco
5 1 (0.84%) CrowdStrike
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle
5 1 (0.84%) Snow
5 1 (0.84%) VMware