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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 90 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 1.05% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.20% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £418 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+176.31% -68.92%
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
143 161 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.10% 12.10% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 102 65
Average daily rate £393 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +375.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) COBIT
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Data Security
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Basel III
5 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) IT Risk Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Integration Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Integration Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) HR Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SOX Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SOX Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Process Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) HOOD
4 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) Basel III
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) EMC
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