The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 60 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.66% 0.34% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.20% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £513
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -18.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Glasgow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
49 29 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.46% 4.92% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 40
Average daily rate £350 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBIT across the Glasgow region.

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Glasgow region.

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

COBIT
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (60.00%) BCP
1 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (60.00%) CISA
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (10.00%) Derivative
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) BCP
1 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISA
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle