Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 January 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 164 188
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24 -26
Contract jobs citing COBIT 13 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 0.89% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Scotland median daily rate £530 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - -
UK median daily rate £525 £456 £500
% change year-on-year +15.07% -8.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 728 450 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.28% 11.90% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 248 378
Scotland median daily rate £383 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £192 £150 £199
90th Percentile £563 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.29% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 11
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -22.90% +68.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.60 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.50 £40.50 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £23.34 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.03% -6.64% +25.00%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Scotland

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Scotland

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COBIT 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 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -28 11 £530 - 1
Glasgow -6 2 - - 1
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) DMZ
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (15.38%) SANS

COBIT
Co-occurring 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 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DMZ
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Security Manager
2 5 (38.46%) IT Manager
2 5 (38.46%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) DSDM
6 1 (7.69%) RUP
6 1 (7.69%) UML
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) SANS
4 1 (7.69%) CGEIT
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) CRISC
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
1 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
2 1 (7.69%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (7.69%) ForeScout
2 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Snow
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec