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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 65 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing COBIT 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.72% 6.17% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £350 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £406 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.22% -9.83%
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
58 81 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.75% 9.22% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 39
Average daily rate £325 £413 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £253 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +113.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) CMMI
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) RSA Archer
3 1 (25.00%) BPMN
3 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
3 1 (25.00%) CRISC
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) CMMI
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) BPMN
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) RSA Archer