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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 133 135 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing COBIT 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.031% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.73% 0.34% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
289 298 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.52% 9.31% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 139 143
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.40 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £46.70 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 28 July 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 - 4 £375 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) PKI
4 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) Threat Management
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (25.00%) Splunk
5 4 (25.00%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (25.00%) Qualys
5 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Java EE
5 4 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (25.00%) IT Governance
5 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) CISM
5 4 (25.00%) Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 4 (25.00%) Symantec
5 4 (25.00%) Intel Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Management Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
1 5 (31.25%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) IT Governance
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) SIEM
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) Threat Management
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (18.75%) Business Development
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) CISM
2 4 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (18.75%) QA
4 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (6.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
1 4 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) Qualys
1 4 (25.00%) Splunk
1 4 (25.00%) Symantec
2 3 (18.75%) FrontRange
2 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Cognizant