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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 86 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.38% 2.80% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.74% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
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
186 143 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.19% 10.06% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 83 70
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £240 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.73% +45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

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 24 May 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 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 6 (42.86%) API Development
2 6 (42.86%) API Integration
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) VBScript
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Security Patching
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk
4 4 (28.57%) Market Risk
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (14.29%) COBIT

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 (7.14%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) X.500
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Server Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Accountant
4 1 (7.14%) Audit Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SOX Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SOX Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk
2 4 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) API Development
2 6 (42.86%) API Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Security Patching
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
1 6 (42.86%) VMware