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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
120 169 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.18% 10.08% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 76 83
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £166 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +170.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

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 26 August 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) PKI
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (50.00%) Qualys
3 5 (50.00%) Splunk
3 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (50.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Threat Management
3 5 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) CRM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) PKI
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 5 (50.00%) Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Business Development
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (50.00%) Qualys
1 5 (50.00%) Splunk
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Cognizant