Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 212 246
Rank change year-on-year +47 +34 -59
Contract jobs citing COBIT 38 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 0.29% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.54% 3.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 5
North West median daily rate £525 £425 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -29.17% +17.07%
10th Percentile £425 £372 £575
90th Percentile £600 £553 £678
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 581 641 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.21% 9.42% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 400 649
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -3.85% +17.18%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 45
North West median hourly rate £16.60 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.61% -9.38% +40.63%
10th Percentile £10.01 £9.19 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £43.75 £52.47
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the North West

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in the North West

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in the North West

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Manchester +34 31 £550 +29.41% 1
Cheshire +13 7 £450 +5.88%
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 27 (71.05%) TOGAF
2 23 (60.53%) ITIL
3 19 (50.00%) CISSP
4 17 (44.74%) Service Management
5 16 (42.11%) Information Security
6 15 (39.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (28.95%) Zachman Framework
7 11 (28.95%) PCI DSS
8 10 (26.32%) ISSAP
8 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
8 10 (26.32%) SABSA
8 10 (26.32%) CESG
8 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (23.68%) CISM
9 9 (23.68%) ITSM
10 8 (21.05%) Project Management
11 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
11 7 (18.42%) ITIL V3
11 7 (18.42%) Service Design
12 6 (15.79%) ITIL V2
12 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (15.79%) CISA
13 5 (13.16%) Finance
13 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
13 5 (13.16%) CMDB
13 5 (13.16%) SCCM
13 5 (13.16%) SCOM
13 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
13 5 (13.16%) Public Cloud
14 4 (10.53%) Data Centre

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
3 2 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) SMS
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Designer
2 10 (26.32%) Security Designer
3 7 (18.42%) IT Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Security Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Service Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Risk Manager
7 3 (7.89%) TOGAF Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Head of Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Information Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (5.26%) IT Risk Manager
8 2 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.26%) Ajax
1 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) CSS3
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) HTML5
1 2 (5.26%) JSON
1 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (5.26%) WAP
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
1 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) CESG
2 5 (13.16%) CMDB
2 5 (13.16%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) TOGAF
2 23 (60.53%) ITIL
3 17 (44.74%) Service Management
4 16 (42.11%) Information Security
5 11 (28.95%) Zachman Framework
6 10 (26.32%) SABSA
6 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
7 9 (23.68%) ITSM
8 8 (21.05%) Project Management
9 7 (18.42%) ITIL V3
9 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
9 7 (18.42%) Service Design
10 6 (15.79%) ITIL V2
11 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.53%) IT Governance
12 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
12 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (7.89%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C#
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) CISSP
2 10 (26.32%) ISSAP
3 9 (23.68%) CISM
4 6 (15.79%) CISA
5 3 (7.89%) CRISC
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (28.95%) PCI DSS
3 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (10.53%) COSO
5 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
5 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
1 5 (13.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) SAP