The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 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.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing COBIT 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% - 0.099%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.33% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
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 Reading with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 72 136 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 10.94% 13.39% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 61 72
Median daily rate £416 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £21.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.13% -5.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) PMP
1 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) MSF
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (66.67%) Operations Management
2 4 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MOF
3 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) SANS
5 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) PaaS
5 1 (16.67%) GDPR
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (16.67%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Management Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Expert
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Payments Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) MSF
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
2 4 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) Operations Management
3 3 (50.00%) MOF
3 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) PMP
2 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SANS
3 1 (16.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft