The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - 110 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £376 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.21% -16.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
168 150 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.12% 6.00% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 54
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £187 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 23
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% -25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £11.20 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Stirling - - - -
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COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
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%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Korn
1 2 (50.00%) C-shell
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%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft