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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 64 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 14 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.087% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 1.52% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.60 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-37.90% +24.89%
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
98 66 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.12% 5.75% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 20
Average daily rate £396 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.61% -25.43%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 January 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 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Banking
3 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (30.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) Process Management
6 5 (25.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) EMC
8 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
8 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (15.00%) Change Control
8 3 (15.00%) People Management
9 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
9 2 (10.00%) COBIT
9 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
10 1 (5.00%) CMS
10 1 (5.00%) Information Security
10 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.00%) Security Management
10 1 (5.00%) CISSP

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Change Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Process Management
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) People Management
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security
7 1 (5.00%) Security Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) EMC
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark