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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 72 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.76% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.26% 7.34% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £320 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
94 177 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.24% 10.38% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 90 84
Median daily rate £425 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.43 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +105.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

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 29 September 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 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 6 (46.15%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) ServiceNow
2 6 (46.15%) API Development
2 6 (46.15%) API Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) VBScript
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Security Patching
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Credit Risk
4 4 (30.77%) Market Risk
4 4 (30.77%) Legal
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) Unix

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 (7.69%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) X.500
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Server Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Product Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Audit Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Governance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Credit Risk
1 4 (30.77%) Market Risk
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) HPUX
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) API Development
1 6 (46.15%) API Integration
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Security Patching
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Server Building
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) VBScript
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) ServiceNow
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk