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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 117 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing COBIT 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.43% 1.94% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50
COBIT
UK

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
206 309 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.46% 9.66% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 156 155
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £195 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 8
Median hourly rate £35.25 £36.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +129.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £28.85 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £46.70 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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
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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 2 - - 1
Glasgow +12 2 - -
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (70.00%) Threat Management
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (50.00%) Qualys
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Splunk
3 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (50.00%) PKI
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (40.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (40.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) CISA
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management

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 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technology Risk Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Threat Management
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (40.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (40.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) BPR
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
6 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) CGEIT
3 2 (20.00%) CISA
3 2 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (50.00%) Qualys
1 5 (50.00%) Splunk
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft