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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 84 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.25% 6.71% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £500 £320 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
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
154 164 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.29% 10.21% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 75 90
Median daily rate £425 £388 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 28 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 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 6 (50.00%) API Development
2 6 (50.00%) API Integration
2 6 (50.00%) VBScript
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Security Patching
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 4 (33.33%) Market Risk
4 4 (33.33%) Legal
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) COBIT
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis

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%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) X.500
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Legal
4 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
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Governance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
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 Management
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
3 1 (8.33%) 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