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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 85 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.086% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.85% 6.75% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £285 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -52.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £109.00
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
117 163 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.07% 9.70% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 77 80
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £180 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +170.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.57% +28.45%

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 31 August 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 6 (60.00%) VBScript
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
1 6 (60.00%) REST
1 6 (60.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (60.00%) API Development
1 6 (60.00%) API Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Legal
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (40.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing

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 (10.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) X.500
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Server Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Audit Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Governance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Credit Risk
1 4 (40.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) API Development
1 6 (60.00%) API Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (60.00%) VMware