Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 310 341
Rank change year-on-year -45 +31 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 22 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.04% 2.72% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 28
South East median daily rate £488 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £224 £389 £343
90th Percentile £693 £549 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
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 2,113 2,096 2,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.88% 12.78% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,234 1,296 1,198
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £229 £239 £219
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 60 107
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £19.56 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.46% -8.29% -1.02%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.12 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +9.40% -16.67% +11.37%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 12 £406 -18.75% 5
Berkshire -18 10 £306 -38.75% 5
Surrey -16 7 £488 +30.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £550 +10.00%
Kent +7 1 £525 +5.00% 3
East Sussex -3 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £700 -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Information Security
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) ITSM
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) Service Design
6 3 (13.64%) QA
6 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.64%) MySQL
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) Migration

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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Converged Networks
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Cloudera CDH
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Service Design Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) CRM Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.09%) RIA
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) Information Security
4 5 (22.73%) ITSM
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Service Design
7 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) SIEM
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) AAT
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (13.64%) QA
4 1 (4.55%) GAMP
4 1 (4.55%) GxP
4 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.55%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Canon
3 1 (4.55%) Casewise
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle