Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 126 102
Rank change year-on-year +16 -24 +25
Contract jobs citing COBIT 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.26% 1.63% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £568 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.70% +26.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £406 £474 £420
90th Percentile £525 £650 £480
Scotland median daily rate £550 £568 £400
% change year-on-year -3.08% +41.88% +9.59%
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 235 429 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.12% 14.93% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 269 149
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £151 £202 £155
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.29% +47.37% +75.93%
10th Percentile £11.95 £15.00 £21.63
90th Percentile £32.23 £106.75 £24.88
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £21.73 £22.75
% change year-on-year +5.84% -4.48% +59.71%

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 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Splunk
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Process Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Incident Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) HP