Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 199 210
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing COBIT 16 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.075% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.38% 0.56% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
South West median daily rate £525 £430 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.09% -21.82% +37.50%
10th Percentile £335 £402 £373
90th Percentile £650 £510 £600
England median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £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 672 712 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.77% 13.33% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 505 597
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 46
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £39.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.77% -6.02% +3.75%
10th Percentile £12.38 £11.00 £13.24
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £45.38
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.34 £24.23
% change year-on-year -11.74% -3.67% +21.15%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Bristol - 6 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £250 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 11 (68.75%) TOGAF
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) CISSP
3 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) ISSAP
5 6 (37.50%) Security Architecture
5 6 (37.50%) SABSA
5 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (31.25%) IT Strategy
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) CESG
7 4 (25.00%) CISM
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) C
7 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (25.00%) MODAF
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) BPMN
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (25.00%) IT Audit
7 4 (25.00%) ArchiMate
7 4 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (25.00%) SFIA
8 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
8 3 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (18.75%) GDPR

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 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Designer
1 5 (31.25%) Security Designer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Governance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Governance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Governance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior PMO
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CESG
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) TOGAF
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) SABSA
4 6 (37.50%) Security Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) IT Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) ArchiMate
6 4 (25.00%) BPMN
6 4 (25.00%) IT Audit
6 4 (25.00%) MODAF
6 4 (25.00%) SFIA
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
7 3 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 6 (37.50%) ISSAP
3 4 (25.00%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CRISC
5 1 (6.25%) CISA
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) GSEC
5 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (18.75%) GDPR
4 1 (6.25%) PMO
4 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley