Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 462 327 487
Rank change year-on-year -135 +160 +87
Contract jobs citing COBIT 105 32 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.40% 2.05% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 27 69
10th Percentile £425 £375 £428
25th Percentile £488 £475 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £540 £575
Median % change year-on-year +6.48% -6.09% +0.44%
75th Percentile £650 £656 £638
90th Percentile £675 £713 £683
England median daily rate £538 £533 £550
% change year-on-year +0.94% -3.18% +4.76%

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 4,368 1,560 3,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.29% 11.31% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,019 1,062 2,705
10th Percentile £330 £303 £288
25th Percentile £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £543 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +8.50% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £663 £663
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 8 51
10th Percentile £16.08 £14.29 £12.00
25th Percentile £20.08 £17.22 £13.00
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% +13.51% -7.79%
75th Percentile £33.81 £34.34 £26.84
90th Percentile £48.96 £51.40 £38.75
England median hourly rate £20.19 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.28% +5.95% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -52 20 £575 -8.00% 22
West London - 5 £513 - 1
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 60 (57.14%) ITIL
2 51 (48.57%) Finance
3 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (36.19%) Risk Management
5 37 (35.24%) Information Security
6 34 (32.38%) CISA
7 29 (27.62%) NIST
8 27 (25.71%) CISM
9 25 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 25 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (22.86%) CRISC
10 24 (22.86%) IT Governance
10 24 (22.86%) Management Information System
11 22 (20.95%) CISSP
11 22 (20.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 22 (20.95%) Azure
12 21 (20.00%) Degree
13 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (18.10%) IT Audit
15 18 (17.14%) Change Management
16 17 (16.19%) Internal Audit
17 16 (15.24%) Social Skills
17 16 (15.24%) Service Management
17 16 (15.24%) CMMI
17 16 (15.24%) Project Management
17 16 (15.24%) TOGAF
18 15 (14.29%) Information Security Management
18 15 (14.29%) Security Management
19 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (13.33%) Decision-Making

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 (3.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (3.81%) Confluence
1 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) Apache
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.95%) Azure
2 9 (8.57%) AWS
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.76%) PaaS
6 4 (3.81%) Twilio
7 3 (2.86%) GCP
7 3 (2.86%) iPaaS
8 2 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.90%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.90%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.90%) SaaS
8 2 (1.90%) Serverless
8 2 (1.90%) Yammer
9 1 (0.95%) GitHub
9 1 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.95%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Firewall
1 3 (2.86%) Network Security
2 2 (1.90%) Broadband
2 2 (1.90%) Internet
2 2 (1.90%) LAN
2 2 (1.90%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) DHCP
3 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.95%) VoIP
3 1 (0.95%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.90%) Big Data
2 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.90%) Power BI
3 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (48.57%) Finance
2 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (15.24%) Social Skills
4 13 (12.38%) Banking
5 8 (7.62%) Influencing Skills
5 8 (7.62%) Public Sector
6 7 (6.67%) Front Office
6 7 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (5.71%) Legal
8 5 (4.76%) Financial Institution
9 4 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (3.81%) Retail
10 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
10 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
10 3 (2.86%) Marketing
10 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.90%) Electronics
11 2 (1.90%) Law
12 1 (0.95%) Publishing
12 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (15.24%) Architect
2 14 (13.33%) Consultant
3 10 (9.52%) Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) IT Manager
3 10 (9.52%) Service Manager
3 10 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.71%) Security Manager
4 6 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (4.76%) Auditor
5 5 (4.76%) IT Analyst
5 5 (4.76%) IT Auditor
5 5 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
5 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.81%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.81%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.81%) SOX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) RESTful
2 2 (1.90%) OAuth
2 2 (1.90%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.90%) SAML
3 1 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.95%) J2EE
3 1 (0.95%) REST
3 1 (0.95%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.76%) FMCG
2 5 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.86%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (1.90%) Blog
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.90%) PMI
5 2 (1.90%) Social Media
6 1 (0.95%) CESG
6 1 (0.95%) CMDB
6 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.14%) ITIL
2 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.19%) Risk Management
4 37 (35.24%) Information Security
5 25 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (22.86%) IT Governance
7 19 (18.10%) IT Audit
8 18 (17.14%) Change Management
9 17 (16.19%) Internal Audit
10 16 (15.24%) CMMI
10 16 (15.24%) Project Management
10 16 (15.24%) Service Management
10 16 (15.24%) TOGAF
11 15 (14.29%) Information Security Management
11 15 (14.29%) Security Management
12 14 (13.33%) Decision-Making
12 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
13 13 (12.38%) Remediation Plan
13 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) Java
1 2 (1.90%) Python
2 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (32.38%) CISA
2 27 (25.71%) CISM
3 24 (22.86%) CRISC
4 22 (20.95%) CISSP
5 21 (20.00%) Degree
6 12 (11.43%) CGEIT
7 9 (8.57%) GIAC
8 8 (7.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 8 (7.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 8 (7.62%) PMI Certification
9 7 (6.67%) PMP
10 6 (5.71%) GSEC
10 6 (5.71%) ISACA
11 5 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
12 4 (3.81%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (3.81%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (1.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (27.62%) NIST
2 25 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (20.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (11.43%) GRC
5 11 (10.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (9.52%) GDPR
6 10 (9.52%) PCI DSS
7 8 (7.62%) ITGC
8 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (1.90%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.95%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.95%) BS7799
10 1 (0.95%) COSO
10 1 (0.95%) GxP
10 1 (0.95%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.95%) NCSC
10 1 (0.95%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Nexpose
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 3 (2.86%) Ansible
3 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) SAP
2 10 (9.52%) ServiceNow
3 8 (7.62%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.76%) Google
5 4 (3.81%) Adobe
5 4 (3.81%) CrowdStrike
5 4 (3.81%) hybris
5 4 (3.81%) VMware
6 3 (2.86%) Snow
6 3 (2.86%) Splunk
7 2 (1.90%) IBM
7 2 (1.90%) Remedy
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco
8 1 (0.95%) NICE Systems
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle
8 1 (0.95%) Qualys
8 1 (0.95%) Red Box
8 1 (0.95%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.95%) XebiaLabs