The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 53 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.07% 0.33% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 7.69% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£346 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+157.14% +16.66%
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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 Glasgow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
40 26 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.35% 4.29% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 22
Average daily rate £338 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.25 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% -29.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Glasgow region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Glasgow region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) COBIT
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) CRISC
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISA
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT