The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 133 111
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.077% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.72% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £510 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +27.50%
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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
159 276 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.67% 10.67% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 134 146
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +82.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) Threat Management
2 2 (50.00%) CGEIT
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Threat Management
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CGEIT
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) IAG
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Qualys
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec