Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 132 111
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21 +23
Contract jobs citing COBIT 14 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.22% 2.39% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £488 £530 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.02% +41.33% -
10th Percentile £388 £408 £363
90th Percentile £525 £658 £388
Scotland median daily rate £438 £530 £438
% change year-on-year -17.45% +21.14% -2.78%
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 332 460 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.79% 15.49% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 282 139
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £191 £206 £154
90th Percentile £548 £575 £553
Scotland median daily rate £378 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +0.67% - +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +26.13% -14.42%
10th Percentile £12.30 £16.00 £21.18
90th Percentile £31.50 £35.00 £38.73
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.25% -20.00% -23.08%

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 8 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (57.14%) CESG
2 8 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 8 (57.14%) Information Assurance
2 8 (57.14%) ISACA
2 8 (57.14%) NIST 800
2 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 5 (35.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (28.57%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) CISA
5 2 (14.29%) CISM
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) SANS
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (7.14%) Snow
6 1 (7.14%) ForeScout
6 1 (7.14%) Shavlik
6 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy

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:

General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Risk Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Information Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Information Risk Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Risk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Process Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security Risk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IAM Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) CESG
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 8 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 8 (57.14%) Information Assurance
2 8 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISACA
2 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) CISA
3 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 2 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 8 (57.14%) NIST 800
2 5 (35.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
1 1 (7.14%) ForeScout
1 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
1 1 (7.14%) Shavlik
1 1 (7.14%) Snow
1 1 (7.14%) Splunk
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec