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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / London
Rank 376 382 378
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs citing COBIT 30 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.28% 2.24% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 25
Median daily rate £438 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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 2349 2411 2370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.20% 10.89% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1697 1664
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.12 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +1.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £136.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +2 2 £538 +13.15%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (39.06%) ITIL
2 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (34.38%) Finance
4 20 (31.25%) Information Security
4 20 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (26.56%) TOGAF
5 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
5 17 (26.56%) CISSP
6 16 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 15 (23.44%) Coaching
8 14 (21.88%) SDLC
8 14 (21.88%) CMMI
9 13 (20.31%) Project Management
9 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
9 13 (20.31%) SharePoint
9 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
9 13 (20.31%) Banking
9 13 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (18.75%) Process Improvement
10 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
11 11 (17.19%) Six Sigma
11 11 (17.19%) e-Learning
12 10 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
12 10 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (14.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (14.06%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (14.06%) Equities
13 9 (14.06%) Fixed Income
13 9 (14.06%) CISM

COBIT
Top Related 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 13 (20.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
1 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
2 9 (14.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) 802.11
3 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) SSH
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) DB2
1 1 (1.56%) MySQL
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
1 4 (6.25%) Rational Software Modeler
2 3 (4.69%) Artifactory
2 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Architect
2 14 (21.88%) Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Consultant
4 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) IT Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Project Facilitator
5 7 (10.94%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Audit Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) IT Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Compliance Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Project Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Java EE
2 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) e-Learning
2 9 (14.06%) Equities
2 9 (14.06%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.69%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) CESG
4 2 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.13%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.56%) CMDB
5 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Online Games
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) PMI
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
1 3 (4.69%) Unix
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) ITIL
2 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) Information Security
4 17 (26.56%) TOGAF
5 15 (23.44%) Coaching
6 14 (21.88%) CMMI
6 14 (21.88%) SDLC
7 13 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (20.31%) Project Management
8 12 (18.75%) Process Improvement
8 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
9 11 (17.19%) Six Sigma
10 10 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (12.50%) Requirements Management
12 7 (10.94%) Data Privacy
12 7 (10.94%) DevOps
12 7 (10.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) C
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) CISSP
2 9 (14.06%) CISM
3 8 (12.50%) Degree
3 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) SANS
4 7 (10.94%) SSCP
5 4 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) PCI QSA
5 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) CISA
6 2 (3.13%) CRISC
7 1 (1.56%) CCNP
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.56%) ISEB
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.94%) GDPR
4 5 (7.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (6.25%) ISO27002
6 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (3.13%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.56%) COSO
7 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Qualys
2 7 (10.94%) Splunk
2 7 (10.94%) Tufin
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.56%) Sybase
4 1 (1.56%) Symantec
4 1 (1.56%) WorldPay