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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 98 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing COBIT 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.56% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.45% 6.17% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £575 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 116 162 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.92% 9.13% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 108
Median daily rate £348 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.81% +11.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £226 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £40.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £40.00 £143.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in Manchester

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) CISMP
2 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (69.23%) WebEx
2 9 (69.23%) ISO27002
2 9 (69.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V2
4 1 (7.69%) PMO

COBIT
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Consultant
1 9 (69.23%) IT Consultant
1 9 (69.23%) IT Security Consultant
1 9 (69.23%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Security Designer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Risk Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V2
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) CISMP
3 3 (23.08%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (69.23%) ISO27002
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft