Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 178 170
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing COBIT 19 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.41% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.23% 1.78% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Scotland median daily rate £488 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.02% +6.00% -
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £463
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 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 588 729 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.64% 15.41% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 430 250
Scotland median daily rate £388 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +0.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £202 £192 £150
90th Percentile £559 £563 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 23
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% -22.90%
10th Percentile £11.71 £13.00 £16.60
90th Percentile £34.40 £45.50 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% -12.34% -6.00%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +10 14 £488 -8.02% 1
Glasgow -19 3 £725 - 2
Stirling - 2 £375 -
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
2 10 (52.63%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (52.63%) NIST 800
3 8 (42.11%) CESG
3 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
3 8 (42.11%) Data Protection
3 8 (42.11%) ISACA
3 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (31.58%) CISSP
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (21.05%) CISA
7 4 (21.05%) CISM
7 4 (21.05%) Information Security
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (15.79%) Legal
9 2 (10.53%) Service Management
9 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
9 2 (10.53%) Security Management
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Risk Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Information Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Information Risk Manager
3 4 (21.05%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
4 3 (15.79%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Change Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Process Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) CESG
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
2 10 (52.63%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (42.11%) Data Protection
3 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
6 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Human Resource Management
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (10.53%) Service Design
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISACA
2 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CISA
3 4 (21.05%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) NIST 800
2 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (26.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (10.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
1 1 (5.26%) ForeScout
1 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
1 1 (5.26%) Shavlik
1 1 (5.26%) Snow
1 1 (5.26%) Splunk
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec