The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 74 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.23% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.15% 2.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
COBIT
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
93 174 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.21% 10.21% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 86 80
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £208 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.43 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +105.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBIT across the Edinburgh region.

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Intel Security
2 5 (83.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (83.33%) PKI
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) Qualys
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) Splunk
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Threat Management
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (66.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Compliance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (83.33%) Network Security
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Security Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
1 5 (83.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) Threat Management
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Compliance Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Intel Security
1 5 (83.33%) Qualys
1 5 (83.33%) Splunk
1 5 (83.33%) Symantec