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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 93 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.10% 3.11% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £525 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
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
143 161 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.10% 12.10% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 102 65
Average daily rate £393 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +375.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) FrontRange
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Retail

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
1 3 (37.50%) IT Risk Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Process Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) FrontRange
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Nimsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago