The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.26% 0.54% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.17% 4.35% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £450 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 138 161 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.80% 12.44% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 86 92
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £201 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £50.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.00% +222.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing COBIT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Surrey

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Surrey

COBIT
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) IT Audit
2 3 (37.50%) IMAP
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) SAP GRC
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Misys
3 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (25.00%) Online Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) HFM
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP GRC
2 2 (25.00%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Auditor
1 4 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Auditor
1 4 (50.00%) IT Risk Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SOX Auditor
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT Auditor
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Auditor
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) IT Audit
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (25.00%) Misys