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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 119 115
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.61% 2.06% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £330 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £370 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
186 340 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.62% 13.45% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 178 225
Median daily rate £325 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £8.85 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 2 £438 +16.66%
Highlands - 1 £385 -
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) CGEIT
4 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (20.00%) ISACA
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (20.00%) Unix

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 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CGEIT
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft