The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Edinburgh region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 81 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.10% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.41% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £395 £509
% change year-on-year
-12.65% -22.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
88 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.07% 4.61% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 22
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £11.07 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.74% -50.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
COBIT
Scotland

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 11 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (33.33%) Korn
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) Marketing
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) C-shell
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) SUSE
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Korn
1 2 (33.33%) C-shell
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft