Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 July 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 185 172
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 +30
Contract jobs citing COBIT 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.58% 2.25% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.84% -6.06% -25.00%
10th Percentile £563 £369 £341
90th Percentile £613 £553 £471
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £77.50 -
England median hourly rate £82.50 £59.25 -
% change year-on-year +39.24% - -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 442 579 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.62% 11.19% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 349 252
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £224 £206
90th Percentile £600 £576 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £36.00 £18.52 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.38% +16.66% -0.78%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £10.18
90th Percentile £46.00 £48.75 £30.40
England median hourly rate £22.63 £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.70% +27.63% -15.56%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the West Midlands

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in the West Midlands

COBIT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for COBIT in the West Midlands

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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
Birmingham +5 3 £600 +54.84%
Warwickshire +5 2 £588 -2.08%
Coventry - 2 £575 -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) SCADA
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) DoDAF
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (42.86%) GDPR
3 3 (42.86%) CASB
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) CRISC
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) SCADA
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) DoDAF
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CGEIT
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) CASB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft