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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 80 78 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.80% 5.88% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £395
% change year-on-year
+13.01% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.88 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +32.75%
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
107 68 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.53% 5.70% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 17
Average daily rate £390 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +20.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £243 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +89.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £16.75 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £32.00 £12.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (68.75%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Change Management
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 8 (50.00%) Process Management
3 8 (50.00%) MS Office
3 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) EMC
6 5 (31.25%) People Management
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (12.50%) COBIT
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
8 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.25%) Security Management
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (6.25%) Information Security
8 1 (6.25%) Windows
8 1 (6.25%) CISSP
8 1 (6.25%) SOA

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (50.00%) MS Office
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Change Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Operational Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Change Management
1 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 8 (50.00%) Process Management
3 7 (43.75%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) EMC
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) VMware