Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 138 152
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 -38
Contract jobs citing COBIT 32 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.09% 0.51% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.77% 5.90% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 1
Manchester median daily rate £550 £425 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -37.04% +35.00%
10th Percentile £445 £407 £638
90th Percentile £638 £558 £713
North West median daily rate £525 £425 £600
% change year-on-year +23.53% -29.17% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 297 305 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.11% 8.60% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 170 238
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +8.92% +13.00%
10th Percentile £202 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £541 £516
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £416
% change year-on-year -5.00% -3.85% +18.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.64% -15.15% +50.00%
10th Percentile £9.79 £12.90 £15.45
90th Percentile £31.44 £41.90 £30.51
North West median hourly rate £16.60 £22.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.88% +0.87% +42.86%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Manchester

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Manchester

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in Manchester

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 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
Salford - 10 £585 -
COBIT
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 26 (81.25%) TOGAF
2 17 (53.13%) ITIL
3 16 (50.00%) CISSP
3 16 (50.00%) Information Security
4 13 (40.63%) Service Management
5 12 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (34.38%) ISSAP
6 11 (34.38%) Zachman Framework
6 11 (34.38%) CESG
6 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
6 11 (34.38%) Security Architecture
6 11 (34.38%) SABSA
6 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (21.88%) Service Design
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
7 7 (21.88%) Project Management
7 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL V2
8 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
9 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
9 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.63%) CISA
9 5 (15.63%) CISM
9 5 (15.63%) ITSM
9 5 (15.63%) CMDB
9 5 (15.63%) SCCM
9 5 (15.63%) SCOM
10 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (12.50%) IT Governance

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) SMS
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
2 11 (34.38%) Designer
2 11 (34.38%) Security Designer
3 6 (18.75%) Service Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.38%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Head of Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Information Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
7 2 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) CESG
2 5 (15.63%) CMDB
2 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) TOGAF
2 17 (53.13%) ITIL
3 16 (50.00%) Information Security
4 13 (40.63%) Service Management
5 11 (34.38%) SABSA
5 11 (34.38%) Security Architecture
5 11 (34.38%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
6 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Service Design
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL V2
8 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
8 5 (15.63%) ITSM
9 4 (12.50%) IT Governance
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (9.38%) IT Strategy
10 3 (9.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) CISSP
2 11 (34.38%) ISSAP
3 5 (15.63%) CISA
3 5 (15.63%) CISM
4 3 (9.38%) CRISC
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.50%) COSO
4 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) SAP