Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 15 February 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 350 327 339
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing COBIT 25 54 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.27% 2.41% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 11
South East median daily rate £469 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £218 £407 £425
90th Percentile £575 £638 £625
England median daily rate £513 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -2.38% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,964 2,241 1,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.29% 13.38% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,124 1,352 1,043
South East median daily rate £428 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £226 £219
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 68 97
South East median hourly rate £20.54 £25.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.80% +48.19% -46.15%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.88 £10.74
90th Percentile £57.63 £50.23 £50.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -0.01% - -16.00%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the South East

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in the South East

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the South East over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in the South East

COBIT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for COBIT in the South East

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Thames Valley -1 12 £356 -38.04% 6
Berkshire -33 10 £363 -42.00% 2
Surrey -7 6 £488 -7.14% 3
Hampshire -24 5 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £213 -59.52% 2
East Sussex -8 2 - - 4
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
2 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) LDAP
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) ITSM
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) EDIFACT
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Information Security
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Retail
8 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) POP3
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.00%) Cloudera CDH
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (8.00%) Automotive
5 2 (8.00%) German Language
5 2 (8.00%) Publishing
6 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.00%) COBIT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Security Assurance Manager
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Technology Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) LDAP
2 5 (20.00%) EDIFACT
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) CESG
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Smart Energy
4 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) ITSM
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Information Security
7 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.00%) DoDAF
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) CRISC
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) SANS
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (8.00%) PMBOK
3 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.00%) SLA
4 1 (4.00%) COSO
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (4.00%) GDPR
4 1 (4.00%) GxP
4 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.00%) Canon
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) VMware