The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 27 April 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 60 66
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing COBIT 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.85% 0.30% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 3.23% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £406
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 65 62 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.04% 9.31% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 59
Median daily rate £390 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £136 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £442 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing COBIT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Glasgow

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) CRISC
4 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Data Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Technology Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle