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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 66 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.36% 0.093%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.78% 6.15% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£581 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -5.40%
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
92 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.72% 5.84% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 32
Average daily rate £450 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.11% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £444 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £13.89 £5.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.70% -59.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £5.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £5.00 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 17 September 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Change Control
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) RACF
6 2 (16.67%) ACF2
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) MiFID
7 1 (8.33%) Billing
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter
7 1 (8.33%) ATM
7 1 (8.33%) Basel II
7 1 (8.33%) Legal

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (8.33%) ATM
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Change Control
2 6 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
1 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
1 1 (8.33%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) RACF
1 2 (16.67%) ACF2
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter