The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 77 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.44% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.15% 7.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £444 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £513
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -18.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
97 66 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.20% 5.75% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 20
Average daily rate £388 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) CMMI
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Network Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) CMMI
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001