The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 129 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.25% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £431 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 222 254 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.46% 9.06% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 174 218
Median daily rate £375 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +26.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.75 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.05% +44.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £42.00 £27.13
% change year-on-year -52.61% +54.83%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Yorkshire

COBIT
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) IT Audit

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Governance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) IT Audit
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001