The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 82 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.57% 2.82% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.80% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.88
Sarbanes-Oxley
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
175 142 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.16% 9.77% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 69 86
Median daily rate £400 £369 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £192 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Edinburgh region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Edinburgh region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 6 (50.00%) VBScript
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
1 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
1 6 (50.00%) REST
1 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (50.00%) API Development
1 6 (50.00%) API Integration
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Security Patching
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 4 (33.33%) Market Risk
3 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (16.67%) COBIT
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) X.500
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Server Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Audit Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 4 (33.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) API Development
1 6 (50.00%) API Integration
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Security Patching
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (50.00%) VMware