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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 75 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing COBIT 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.22% 2.42% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £438 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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
90 165 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.63% 11.20% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 100
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (100.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001