Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 442 357 515
Rank change year-on-year -85 +158 +65
Contract jobs citing COBIT 77 36 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.11% 1.98% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 71
10th Percentile £436 £335 £413
25th Percentile £475 £418 £466
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.70% -8.00%
75th Percentile £656 £675 £638
90th Percentile £678 £945 £675
England median daily rate £538 £550 £563
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.22% +2.27%

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 3,642 1,816 4,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.20% 11.26% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,476 1,251 3,025
10th Percentile £325 £304 £300
25th Percentile £417 £406 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £588
90th Percentile £700 £650 £675
England median daily rate £483 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 53
10th Percentile £14.34 £15.97 £12.50
25th Percentile £20.00 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £31.72 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -19.61% +51.05% -16.00%
75th Percentile £32.75 £45.00 £28.00
90th Percentile £46.45 £54.65 £42.36
England median hourly rate £21.00 £26.73 £22.00
% change year-on-year -21.44% +21.50% +0.46%

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 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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 -20 9 £650 +4.00% 3
West London - 7 £475 - 2
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 44 (57.14%) ITIL
2 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.96%) NIST
4 27 (35.06%) Risk Management
5 25 (32.47%) CISA
6 24 (31.17%) Finance
6 24 (31.17%) Information Security
7 22 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (25.97%) Banking
9 18 (23.38%) Management Information System
10 17 (22.08%) Azure
10 17 (22.08%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (19.48%) CRISC
11 15 (19.48%) CISSP
11 15 (19.48%) TOGAF
11 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (19.48%) Social Skills
12 14 (18.18%) CISM
13 12 (15.58%) CMMI
14 11 (14.29%) Degree
14 11 (14.29%) Decision-Making
14 11 (14.29%) FFIEC
15 10 (12.99%) CGEIT
15 10 (12.99%) Project Management
15 10 (12.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
16 9 (11.69%) ISACA
16 9 (11.69%) Remediation Plan
17 8 (10.39%) IT Audit
17 8 (10.39%) NIST 800

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 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.08%) Azure
2 6 (7.79%) AWS
3 5 (6.49%) PaaS
4 4 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (3.90%) GCP
5 3 (3.90%) iPaaS
6 2 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.60%) Azure Functions
6 2 (2.60%) SaaS
6 2 (2.60%) Serverless
6 2 (2.60%) Twilio
7 1 (1.30%) Matillion
7 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Firewall
2 6 (7.79%) NAS
3 5 (6.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.30%) SD-WAN
4 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.30%) VoIP
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.60%) Big Data
2 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 20 (25.97%) Banking
3 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (19.48%) Social Skills
4 8 (10.39%) Influencing Skills
5 7 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 7 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (6.49%) Legal
8 4 (5.19%) International Banking
9 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.60%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.30%) Front Office
10 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.30%) Marketing
10 1 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (1.30%) Polish Language
10 1 (1.30%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (1.30%) Publishing
10 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Architect
2 13 (16.88%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (6.49%) IT Support
6 5 (6.49%) Security Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Auditor
7 4 (5.19%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Compliance Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.19%) IT Auditor
7 4 (5.19%) Process Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Quality Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) RESTful
2 2 (2.60%) OAuth
2 2 (2.60%) SailPoint
2 2 (2.60%) SAML
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) FMCG
3 6 (7.79%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Blog
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.60%) Social Media
6 1 (1.30%) CMDB
6 1 (1.30%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) PMI
6 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Android
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) ITIL
2 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.06%) Risk Management
4 24 (31.17%) Information Security
5 17 (22.08%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (19.48%) TOGAF
7 12 (15.58%) CMMI
8 11 (14.29%) Decision-Making
9 10 (12.99%) Project Management
10 9 (11.69%) Remediation Plan
11 8 (10.39%) Information Security Management
11 8 (10.39%) IT Audit
11 8 (10.39%) Quality Management
11 8 (10.39%) Security Management
12 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (9.09%) IT Governance
12 7 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) Python
2 2 (2.60%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) CISA
2 15 (19.48%) CISSP
2 15 (19.48%) CRISC
3 14 (18.18%) CISM
4 11 (14.29%) Degree
4 11 (14.29%) FFIEC
5 10 (12.99%) CGEIT
6 9 (11.69%) ISACA
7 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
8 6 (7.79%) GIAC
9 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.90%) PMP
11 2 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 2 (2.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (38.96%) NIST
2 22 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (12.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (10.39%) NIST 800
5 7 (9.09%) GRC
6 6 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (5.19%) ITGC
8 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
9 2 (2.60%) COSO
9 2 (2.60%) GDPR
10 1 (1.30%) BS7799
10 1 (1.30%) FISMA
10 1 (1.30%) GxP
10 1 (1.30%) NCSC
10 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Nexpose
1 4 (5.19%) RSA Archer
1 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.30%) CASB
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
3 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.79%) VMware
4 5 (6.49%) Google
5 4 (5.19%) CrowdStrike
5 4 (5.19%) SAP
6 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.60%) Adobe
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) hybris
7 2 (2.60%) Qualys
7 2 (2.60%) Snow
7 2 (2.60%) Splunk
7 2 (2.60%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.30%) IBM
8 1 (1.30%) NICE Systems
8 1 (1.30%) Red Box
8 1 (1.30%) XebiaLabs