Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 515 505
Rank change year-on-year -39 -10 +22
Contract jobs citing COBIT 78 101 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.28% 2.01% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 77 65
London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +0.50%
10th Percentile £419 £350 £345
90th Percentile £825 £663 £675
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 6082 5037 5531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.03% 11.30% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4343 3529 3842
London median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £260
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 64 66
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -8.77% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.16 £12.33 £13.50
90th Percentile £49.10 £65.10 £70.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.64
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.52% +10.97%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in London

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in London

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in London

COBIT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 20 November 2017. 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
Central London -19 14 £600 +60.00% 6
West London -10 2 £593 +24.74% 1
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 London region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 45 (57.69%) ITIL
2 37 (47.44%) Information Security
3 27 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (29.49%) PCI DSS
4 23 (29.49%) Finance
5 22 (28.21%) TOGAF
5 22 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (21.79%) Splunk
7 16 (20.51%) CISSP
8 15 (19.23%) Incident Management
8 15 (19.23%) Security Monitoring
9 14 (17.95%) SIEM
9 14 (17.95%) Management Information System
9 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (16.67%) CESG
10 13 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (16.67%) Security Operations
11 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 11 (14.10%) Cryptography
12 11 (14.10%) Algorithms
12 11 (14.10%) PKI
12 11 (14.10%) JIRA
12 11 (14.10%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (12.82%) Banking
13 10 (12.82%) CISM
13 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.54%) Unix
14 9 (11.54%) Windows
14 9 (11.54%) Linux

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 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.97%) SaaS
4 3 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (3.85%) Mimecast
4 3 (3.85%) Office 365
5 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.56%) IaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Akamai
6 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.28%) PaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.54%) Firewall
3 8 (10.26%) Network Security
4 4 (5.13%) EIGRP
4 4 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.13%) IPv4
4 4 (5.13%) Multicast
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (1.28%) BGP
7 1 (1.28%) DNS
7 1 (1.28%) ISDN
7 1 (1.28%) NX-OS
7 1 (1.28%) OSPF
7 1 (1.28%) PSTN
7 1 (1.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.28%) VLAN
7 1 (1.28%) VoIP
7 1 (1.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Analyst
2 18 (23.08%) Architect
3 16 (20.51%) Security Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Information Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Service Manager
5 9 (11.54%) Technical Design Authority
6 8 (10.26%) Consultant
6 8 (10.26%) Security Consultant
6 8 (10.26%) Service Transition Manager
6 8 (10.26%) SOC Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Transition Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Technical Design Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Design Leader
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Regular Expression
1 2 (2.56%) REST
1 2 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.28%) Ajax
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.28%) COM
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) CSS3
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) HTML5
2 1 (1.28%) JSON
2 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.28%) WAP
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 13 (16.67%) CESG
3 11 (14.10%) Algorithms
3 11 (14.10%) PKI
4 5 (6.41%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.85%) CMDB
6 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.56%) FMCG
7 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.56%) RIA
7 2 (2.56%) SCADA
8 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Linux
1 9 (11.54%) Unix
1 9 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (57.69%) ITIL
2 37 (47.44%) Information Security
3 22 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (28.21%) TOGAF
4 15 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 15 (19.23%) Security Monitoring
5 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.95%) SIEM
6 13 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 11 (14.10%) Cryptography
7 11 (14.10%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 9 (11.54%) Data Protection
8 9 (11.54%) ITIL V3
8 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 9 (11.54%) Service Management
9 8 (10.26%) Six Sigma
10 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.97%) Information Assurance
10 7 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) C
2 2 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (1.28%) C#
3 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) CISSP
2 10 (12.82%) CISM
3 6 (7.69%) CISA
3 6 (7.69%) Degree
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.41%) SANS
4 5 (6.41%) SSCP
5 4 (5.13%) CCIE
5 4 (5.13%) CCNP
6 3 (3.85%) CCIE Service Provider
6 3 (3.85%) CCMSE
6 3 (3.85%) CCSE
6 3 (3.85%) CCSP
6 3 (3.85%) CRISC
7 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.56%) GIAC
7 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) CCSA
8 1 (1.28%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (29.49%) PCI DSS
3 13 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (10.26%) GDPR
5 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (3.85%) QA
7 2 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (2.56%) NIST 800
8 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (1.28%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Ansible
1 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Splunk
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco
3 4 (5.13%) Qualys
3 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.85%) Google
4 3 (3.85%) HP
4 3 (3.85%) IBM
4 3 (3.85%) Juniper
4 3 (3.85%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.56%) McAfee
5 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.56%) Tufin
5 2 (2.56%) XebiaLabs
6 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.28%) BMC
6 1 (1.28%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.28%) Prolexic
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec