Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 314 342
Rank change year-on-year -45 +28 -4
Contract jobs citing COBIT 22 62 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.07% 2.87% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 21
South East median daily rate £363 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £218 £381 £350
90th Percentile £550 £556 £625
England median daily rate £506 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% -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 2,052 2,159 1,994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.44% 13.01% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 1,288 1,140
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.23%
10th Percentile £219 £238 £220
90th Percentile £600 £560 £569
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 69 103
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £22.00 £21.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +3.02% -0.90%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.00 £44.75
England median hourly rate £22.40 £20.00 £23.17
% change year-on-year +11.99% -13.67% +7.51%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -10 12 £363 -27.50% 2
Berkshire -28 10 £306 -38.75% 1
Surrey -8 8 £488 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire +22 2 £550 +10.00% 1
East Sussex -8 2 - -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 19 (86.36%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) ITSM
5 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Service Design
7 3 (13.64%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) VMware

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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Converged Networks
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Cloudera CDH
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Service Design Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
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%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Energy
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) CentOS
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) ITSM
6 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Service Design
7 3 (13.64%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Threat Intelligence
8 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) AAT
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) CRISC
3 1 (4.55%) SANS
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
4 2 (9.09%) PMBOK
5 1 (4.55%) COSO
5 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (4.55%) GAMP
5 1 (4.55%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Canon
2 2 (9.09%) Dell
2 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Casewise
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle