The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 51 75
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24  
Contract jobs citing COBIT 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.53% 1.37% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.04% 10.00% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 99 90 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 13.18% 13.74% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 76
Median daily rate £370 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £228 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
3 1 (25.00%) CRISC

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Governance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Governance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) People Management
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework