Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 146 198
Rank change year-on-year -48 +52 -19
Contract jobs citing COBIT 5 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.095% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.68% 3.26% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Scotland median daily rate £568 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.88% +12.68% -25.26%
10th Percentile £533 £365 £325
90th Percentile £590 £461 £395
UK median daily rate £550 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £59.25 - £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 733 460 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.97% 12.09% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 256 428
Scotland median daily rate £375 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% -
10th Percentile £200 £150 £200
90th Percentile £556 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £401
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.24% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 7
Scotland median hourly rate £21.73 £23.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.52% +61.46% -49.13%
10th Percentile £10.65 £13.75 £9.27
90th Percentile £69.25 £43.75 £21.35
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.25 £24.12
% change year-on-year +16.05% -16.03% +12.16%

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
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 19 June 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 -20 5 £568 +26.11%
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (80.00%) SANS
1 4 (80.00%) Network Segmentation
2 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) ScanSafe
4 1 (20.00%) Qualys
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) DMZ
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (80.00%) Network Segmentation
2 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Qualys
1 1 (20.00%) ScanSafe