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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - 70 59
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.085% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.52% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £390 £391
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £33.15
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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
94 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.71% 5.61% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 33
Average daily rate £425 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £278 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £13.89 £5.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.70% -59.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £5.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £5.00 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 1 October 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) nmon
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) C-shell
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C-shell
1 2 (50.00%) Korn
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) nmon
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft