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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 78 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.67% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.38% 8.70% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +157.14%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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
128 92 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.47% 7.69% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 28
Average daily rate £388 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +20.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £591 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.43 £12.00 £5.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.20% +140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
3 8 (53.33%) Change Management
4 7 (46.67%) Process Management
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (46.67%) MS Office
4 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
4 7 (46.67%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (33.33%) EMC
7 4 (26.67%) Retail
8 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
9 2 (13.33%) Project Management
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) Data Guard
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
10 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (6.67%) People Management
10 1 (6.67%) ITIL
10 1 (6.67%) Windows
10 1 (6.67%) SOA
10 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
10 1 (6.67%) Data Security
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (6.67%) VMware
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Change Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Project Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planner
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Manager
6 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Operational Risk Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 7 (46.67%) Process Management
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) VMware