Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 165 182
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing COBIT 14 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.093% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.20% 0.86% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -9.09% +83.33%
10th Percentile £369 £345 £455
90th Percentile £577 £675 £805
England median daily rate £550 £466 £525
% change year-on-year +17.96% -11.19% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £77.50 - -
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 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 636 463 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.96% 10.71% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 279 388
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £235 £185 £213
90th Percentile £575 £526 £530
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 13
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.25% +24.07% -23.94%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.85 £8.06
90th Percentile £61.95 £29.60 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year +9.76% -10.23% +11.39%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 May 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
Birmingham - 9 £388 - 2
Warwickshire +2 4 £600 -11.11%
Coventry - 1 - -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 10 (71.43%) CISSP
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (35.71%) ISSAP
4 5 (35.71%) GSEC
4 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
4 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) SABSA
4 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (21.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (21.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
5 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
5 3 (21.43%) CEH
5 3 (21.43%) IT Governance
5 3 (21.43%) CCSP
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) IT Architect
3 5 (35.71%) IT Security Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Security Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Auditor
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) IT Auditor
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Risk Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) SABSA
3 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (21.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (21.43%) IT Governance
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 3 (21.43%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) GSEC
2 5 (35.71%) ISSAP
3 3 (21.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (21.43%) CCSP
3 3 (21.43%) CEH
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (7.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) GDPR
3 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Guidewire
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow