Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 329 348
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19 +11
Contract jobs citing COBIT 30 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.35% 1.30% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 21
South East median daily rate £625 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -18.18% +33.33%
10th Percentile £373 £401 £395
90th Percentile £700 £598 £750
England median daily rate £550 £450 £505
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.85% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £41.00 - -
England median hourly rate £59.25 - £62.50

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 2,215 1,848 2,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.23% 11.98% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,281 1,123 1,235
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 88 105
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £19.03 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.27% -10.81% -1.02%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.64 £10.95
90th Percentile £49.13 £57.50 £53.86
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -8.51% +9.05%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -1 24 £625 +51.52%
Berkshire +4 23 £625 +51.52%
Surrey -32 4 £613 +36.11% 5
Hampshire -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -20 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 £700 -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 22 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (50.00%) Information Security
2 15 (50.00%) CESG
3 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (46.67%) ITIL
4 13 (43.33%) CISSP
4 13 (43.33%) CISM
4 13 (43.33%) Time Management
5 10 (33.33%) Service Management
6 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
6 9 (30.00%) Legal
6 9 (30.00%) ITSM
7 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
7 8 (26.67%) Service Design
8 7 (23.33%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
8 7 (23.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (23.33%) Intranet
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (23.33%) Star Schema
8 7 (23.33%) CCSP
8 7 (23.33%) eTOM
9 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.00%) People Management
10 5 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (16.67%) Statistics
10 5 (16.67%) Degree

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (30.00%) Legal
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Publishing
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Security Specialist
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Communications Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Risk Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) CESG
2 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Information Security
2 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (43.33%) Time Management
4 10 (33.33%) Service Management
5 9 (30.00%) ITSM
6 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
6 8 (26.67%) Service Design
7 7 (23.33%) eTOM
7 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (20.00%) People Management
9 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (16.67%) Statistics
10 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
11 2 (6.67%) CRM
11 2 (6.67%) Data Security
11 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISM
1 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 7 (23.33%) CCSP
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CAPM
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
5 1 (3.33%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (13.33%) ISO 22301
5 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (3.33%) GxP
6 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
6 1 (3.33%) PMO
6 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) CyberArk