Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 350 344
Rank change year-on-year +37 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing COBIT 63 31 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.85% 1.57% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 33
South East median daily rate £481 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £381 £350 £413
90th Percentile £631 £630 £623
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +1.01%
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 2210 1976 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.13% 11.85% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1131 1322
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +10.57%
10th Percentile £234 £220 £214
90th Percentile £570 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 101 112
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.36 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.07% -0.90% +26.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £60.59
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 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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 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
Thames Valley +31 38 £525 -4.55%
Berkshire +21 32 £625 +13.64%
West Sussex +4 13 £432 -13.60% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £500 -
Kent -12 4 £500 +5.26%
Sussex - 3 £488 -
East Sussex +2 2 £414 +18.21%
Hampshire +8 1 £600 +26.32% 1
Surrey -18 1 £375 -25.00% 2
COBIT
England

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

1 54 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (76.19%) CISSP
3 45 (71.43%) CISM
4 43 (68.25%) Information Security
5 34 (53.97%) PCI DSS
6 25 (39.68%) Degree
7 24 (38.10%) CESG
7 24 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (31.75%) Time Management
9 19 (30.16%) ITIL
10 18 (28.57%) Service Design
11 17 (26.98%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (25.40%) Data Protection
12 16 (25.40%) Service Management
13 15 (23.81%) GDPR
13 15 (23.81%) Public Cloud
14 14 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 14 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (22.22%) ITSM
14 14 (22.22%) eTOM
15 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
15 13 (20.63%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (20.63%) CCSP
16 12 (19.05%) Star Schema
16 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
17 11 (17.46%) SSCP
17 11 (17.46%) SANS
18 10 (15.87%) Mimecast
18 10 (15.87%) ISO 22301
18 10 (15.87%) Data Privacy

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 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (15.87%) Mimecast
3 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Intranet
2 6 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.59%) GIS
General
1 10 (15.87%) Legal
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Publishing
5 2 (3.17%) Automotive
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Law
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
1 19 (30.16%) Security Specialist
2 14 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Cloud Specialist
4 8 (12.70%) CISSP Specialist
4 8 (12.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Information Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Governance Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Domain Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Governance Manager
8 2 (3.17%) IT Governance Manager
8 2 (3.17%) IT Governance Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.17%) IT Risk Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Risk Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.10%) CESG
2 15 (23.81%) Public Cloud
3 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) CCTV
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Unix
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Information Security
2 24 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (31.75%) Time Management
4 19 (30.16%) ITIL
5 18 (28.57%) Service Design
6 17 (26.98%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (25.40%) Data Protection
7 16 (25.40%) Service Management
8 14 (22.22%) eTOM
8 14 (22.22%) ITSM
9 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (15.87%) Data Privacy
11 9 (14.29%) Project Management
11 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.70%) Line Management
12 8 (12.70%) People Management
13 7 (11.11%) Coaching
13 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (11.11%) Statistics
14 6 (9.52%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (76.19%) CISSP
2 45 (71.43%) CISM
3 25 (39.68%) Degree
4 14 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 14 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (20.63%) CCSP
5 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
6 11 (17.46%) SANS
6 11 (17.46%) SSCP
7 10 (15.87%) CISA
8 5 (7.94%) ISACA
9 4 (6.35%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (6.35%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
11 2 (3.17%) CRISC
12 1 (1.59%) CGEIT
12 1 (1.59%) GISF
12 1 (1.59%) GSEC
12 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.59%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (53.97%) PCI DSS
3 15 (23.81%) GDPR
4 10 (15.87%) ISO 22301
5 8 (12.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (3.17%) ISO 31000
6 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (3.17%) QA
6 2 (3.17%) SLA
7 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Qualys
1 10 (15.87%) Splunk
1 10 (15.87%) Tufin
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.59%) Intel
3 1 (1.59%) LogLogic
3 1 (1.59%) McAfee