The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Edinburgh region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 80 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.39% 1.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.45% 7.55% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
93 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.28% 5.19% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 26
Average daily rate £423 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £247 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.29 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.94% -1.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.29%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Solvency II
3 3 (33.33%) MiFID
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Basel II
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) RACF
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) ACF2
5 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) ATM

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solvency II Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
1 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Basel II
1 3 (33.33%) MiFID
1 3 (33.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) RACF
1 2 (22.22%) ACF2
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter