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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 89 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% - 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.79% - 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £355 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
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
179 147 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.90% 10.46% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 72
Median daily rate £425 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £212 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 31 May 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 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Java EE
4 4 (36.36%) IT Governance
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) UML
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) ITSM
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
5 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Business Development
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) FrontRange

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 (9.09%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Management Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) IT Governance
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Business Development
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) FrontRange
2 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 2 (18.18%) Cognizant
3 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
3 2 (18.18%) Qualys
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec