Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 316 349
Rank change year-on-year -49 +33 +14
Contract jobs citing COBIT 22 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.98% 2.20% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 32
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £221 £400 £350
90th Percentile £696 £600 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £41.00 - -
England median hourly rate £59.25 - -

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 2,242 1,906 2,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.11% 11.99% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 1,157 1,262
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.95% +1.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £210
90th Percentile £625 £561 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 72 112
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +9.60% -14.46%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £12.21
90th Percentile £48.75 £60.87 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.32% -15.56% +4.65%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 -16 12 £338 -25.00% 2
Berkshire -21 9 £250 -39.39% 2
Surrey -18 7 £513 +13.89%
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £550 +15.79%
Kent +9 1 £525 +5.00%
Hampshire -6 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £700 -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (18.18%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) QA
6 3 (13.64%) PMP
6 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) MySQL
7 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (9.09%) Data Security
7 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Risk Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Service Design Architect
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Head of IT
3 1 (4.55%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) RIA
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Data Security
6 2 (9.09%) eTOM
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Design
6 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) AAT
4 1 (4.55%) CAPM
4 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.64%) QA
4 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (4.55%) GAMP
5 1 (4.55%) GxP
5 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
5 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Casewise
2 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow