Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 114 133
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 -13
Contract jobs citing COBIT 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.29% 1.40% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £530 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.33% - -
Scotland median daily rate £530 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +41.33% -16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

COBIT is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 437 286 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.91% 13.61% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 153 211
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +13.30% -13.80%
10th Percentile £206 £155 £200
90th Percentile £563 £548 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.75 £27.75 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.41% -14.42% +105.61%
10th Percentile £13.63 £21.18 £31.14
90th Percentile £32.88 £38.73 £33.71
Scotland median hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -25.50% -23.08% +68.83%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Edinburgh

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing COBIT in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Edinburgh

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) DMZ
4 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DMZ
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware