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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 81 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.33% 16.67% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£631 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+140.64% +1.08%
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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
84 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.83% 3.99% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 29
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 27 November 2014.

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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
4 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (14.29%) RACF
6 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 2 (14.29%) ACF2
6 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
7 1 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) CMS
7 1 (7.14%) ATM

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ATM
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Wintel Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Control
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) RACF
1 2 (14.29%) ACF2
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
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