Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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 West
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 199 203
Rank change year-on-year +25 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing COBIT 19 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.02% 0.87% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
South West median daily rate £525 £410 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.05% -25.45% +37.50%
10th Percentile £263 £401 £480
90th Percentile £650 £573 £590
England median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 630 689 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.34% 13.06% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 448 564
South West median daily rate £413 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.48% -8.75%
10th Percentile £273 £204 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 49 70
South West median hourly rate £39.88 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.31% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.08 £11.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £50.88 £77.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year +4.65% -8.96% +9.58%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the South West

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing COBIT in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in the South West

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the South West over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in the South West

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire - 5 £250 -
Bristol -4 3 £580 +0.87%
Dorset - 3 £420 -
Wiltshire +7 1 £625 +54.32%
Cornwall - 1 - -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 16 (84.21%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
3 7 (36.84%) Target Operating Model
4 6 (31.58%) IT Audit
4 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) C
5 5 (26.32%) MODAF
5 5 (26.32%) Legal
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (26.32%) Remediation Plan
5 5 (26.32%) GDPR
5 5 (26.32%) SFIA
5 5 (26.32%) Internal Audit
5 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
5 5 (26.32%) Commercial Awareness
5 5 (26.32%) BPMN
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (26.32%) CRISC

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Business Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Governance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Governance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) Target Operating Model
3 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
4 6 (31.58%) IT Audit
5 5 (26.32%) ArchiMate
5 5 (26.32%) BPMN
5 5 (26.32%) Commercial Awareness
5 5 (26.32%) Internal Audit
5 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
5 5 (26.32%) MODAF
5 5 (26.32%) Remediation Plan
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) SFIA
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) RUP
7 3 (15.79%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) CRISC
3 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) PMP
5 2 (10.53%) ISSAP
6 1 (5.26%) CISA
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) GSEC
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
2 5 (26.32%) GDPR
3 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.26%) PMO
4 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley