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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 361 385
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24  
Contract jobs citing COBIT 39 63 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.62% 2.69% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 41
Median daily rate £500 £578 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.41% +15.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £810 £670 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -11.90% +10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2406 2344 2663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.76% 10.96% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1705 1669 1930
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 30
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +4.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.30 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.70 £101.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London -4 9 £675 +28.57% 2
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 37 (53.62%) ITIL
2 26 (37.68%) Information Security
3 24 (34.78%) CISSP
4 23 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (27.54%) TOGAF
6 18 (26.09%) Finance
7 17 (24.64%) PCI DSS
8 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 15 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (20.29%) CISM
11 13 (18.84%) Degree
12 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (15.94%) Qualys
13 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (14.49%) Service Management
15 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
15 9 (13.04%) Banking
15 9 (13.04%) CESG
15 9 (13.04%) Six Sigma
15 9 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
15 9 (13.04%) Line Management
16 8 (11.59%) DevOps
16 8 (11.59%) Splunk
16 8 (11.59%) Data Protection
16 8 (11.59%) SSCP
16 8 (11.59%) SharePoint

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 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.14%) Mimecast
4 5 (7.25%) SaaS
5 4 (5.80%) Office 365
6 3 (4.35%) IaaS
6 3 (4.35%) PaaS
7 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.90%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) Network Security
3 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.90%) DMZ
4 2 (2.90%) DNS
4 2 (2.90%) SSH
4 2 (2.90%) SSL
4 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) HTTP
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Artifactory
2 3 (4.35%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Games
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Architect
2 17 (24.64%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Security Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Service Manager
5 8 (11.59%) Consultant
5 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (11.59%) Service Transition Manager
5 8 (11.59%) Transition Manager
6 7 (10.14%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Security Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Design Authority
8 5 (7.25%) Audit Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Compliance Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Information Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.90%) Ajax
1 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.90%) CSS
1 2 (2.90%) CSS3
1 2 (2.90%) HTML
1 2 (2.90%) HTML5
1 2 (2.90%) JSON
1 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (2.90%) WAP
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
1 2 (2.90%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) Java EE
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) CESG
2 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) PKI
5 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.90%) PMI
7 1 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.45%) Fintech
7 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.45%) iPad
7 1 (1.45%) Online Games
7 1 (1.45%) RIA
7 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) AIX
2 2 (2.90%) Solaris
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) ITIL
2 26 (37.68%) Information Security
3 19 (27.54%) TOGAF
4 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (14.49%) Service Management
8 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
8 9 (13.04%) Line Management
8 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 9 (13.04%) Six Sigma
8 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.59%) Data Protection
9 8 (11.59%) DevOps
9 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
10 7 (10.14%) Change Management
10 7 (10.14%) Data Privacy
10 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (10.14%) SABSA
10 7 (10.14%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) C#
1 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) CISSP
2 14 (20.29%) CISM
3 13 (18.84%) Degree
4 8 (11.59%) SANS
4 8 (11.59%) SSCP
5 7 (10.14%) CISA
6 5 (7.25%) CRISC
7 4 (5.80%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (5.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (5.80%) PCI QSA
8 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.90%) GCIA
9 2 (2.90%) GCIH
9 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) CCNP
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (24.64%) PCI DSS
3 9 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (10.14%) GDPR
5 6 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (5.80%) NIST 800
7 2 (2.90%) Basel III
7 2 (2.90%) COSO
7 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (2.90%) QA
8 1 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Nessus
2 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.45%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Qualys
3 8 (11.59%) Splunk
4 7 (10.14%) Tufin
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.90%) VMware
7 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.45%) FireEye
7 1 (1.45%) McAfee
7 1 (1.45%) Sybase
7 1 (1.45%) Symantec
7 1 (1.45%) TOWER Software